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Reviewed 2 days ago

Always knowing that Ghana's football team is referred to as the black stars, visiting the Black Star's Gate does not only bring the national team feel but also a feeling that one is truly in Ghana.

Date of experience: November 2018
Thank Vialey L
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

This structure sits in the middle of a road that can be quite busy so make sure to cross the street safely. The story behind it is almost as amazing as the structure itself. We did a photo shoot here!

Date of experience: August 2018
Thank TRVLBLK
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

perfect view at night as everywhere is well lit. if you love good photography, coming to this location at night would make u appreciate it better

Date of experience: June 2018
Thank livypresh
Reviewed 3 November 2018

A great tribute to Ghana' s independence. On a busy road, but surprisedly, very quiet.....an area of reflection.

Date of experience: October 2018
Thank debsmillen66
Reviewed 27 September 2018

It's just a big concrete structure over the road, there is not a lot to see here. Our driver went by so fast I barely got a picture.

Date of experience: September 2018
Thank Revkev93
Reviewed 11 September 2018 via mobile

We paid to get to the star at the top.. however I was told that we wasn't really allowed but was with a friend who paid the guard. Views were great and we took some nice photos. Otherwise quick tour there and had a good...More

Date of experience: September 2018
Thank greenfroggy888
Reviewed 7 September 2018

You can't prove you've been to Ghana unless you get a pic under the Black Star!!! This is a must! You won't regret it!

Date of experience: August 2018
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Reviewed 29 July 2018 via mobile

On a self-guided walking tour, I stumbled across some people taking pictures at the top of Black Star. I thought wow, i need to get up there. A guy was sitting at the bottom. So I asked if we could go up. He said sure...More

Date of experience: July 2018
Thank Councilof9
Reviewed 24 July 2018 via mobile

Not much to see or do there to be honest. It's in the middle of a roundabout, drive slowly past in a taxi/Uber and you're just as well of as if you walked in there. We didn't pay the guards to let us up in...More

Date of experience: July 2018
Thank d0ndela
Reviewed 9 July 2018

The Independence Square is a beautiful land mark in Accra which relate to every Ghanaian and every visitor to Ghana needs to visit especially on their first visit to Ghana. The History behind this ceremonial ground is rich and exciting which every professional tour guide...More

Date of experience: July 2018
Thank Akua E
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