Aburi Botanical Gardens, Accra

3.4
#3 of 7 in Parks in Accra
Opened in 1890 on the site of a former sanatorium for colonial officials, Aburi Botanical Gardens now represents a popular picnic spot. Take a guided tour to learn how colonial settlers from Europe introduced new plants into Ghana, and what methods they used to encourage cocoa and rubber production in the area. A crashed World War II helicopter provides a neat backdrop for a few snapshots. Plan to visit Aburi Botanical Gardens and other customer-reviewed, writer-recommended Accra attractions using our Accra online road trip planner .
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  • Tragically neglected, a shadow of its former self. All the buildings look like they could do with at least a coat of paint. The trees for the most part have aged without proper care - bromeliads and s...  more »
  • We visited on Boxing Day (2018) and enjoyed the wander around (you need a guide, but he was worth it). Plenty of Ghanaians out for the day picnicing and partying to the usual thunderous music beat tha...  more »
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  • Aburi botanical garden has a Lovely landscape. Wonderful trees from Africa and beyond, with many fascinating stories about their origins and characteristics. Nature's fullness is very refreshing in this garden.
  • Aburi gardens is a very nice and reserved place for all your relaxation needs. the lawns and tall rare trees are all well kept. in case you need a place to re lax and enjoy the fresh welcome of nature,consider going to Aburi botanical garden
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