Asylum Down
District of Accra
in Greater Accra Region, Ghana

How to get there and get around
Noteable things around
Location Summary
Decimal Coordinates (Latitude, Longitude):
5.556 and -0.197 (Lat./Lng.)
Coordinates by Time:
N 5° 33' 21" and W -0° 11' 48"
Currency and Currency Code:
Cedi - GHS
Spoken languages:
English, Akan, Ewe, Twi
Local electricity:
Mobile phone / cellular frequencies (MHz):
Local Time: 05:05 AM (Sunday)
Timezone: Africa/Accra
UTC/GMT offset: 0 hours
Sunrise and Sunset:
7:02 am and 6:50 pm
Antipode Coordinates:
-7.462 and 178.667 (Lat./Lng.)
Closest place to antipode coordinates:
Temotu Village
References
This place on Geonames.org

Delve into Asylum Down

The district Asylum Down of Accra in Greater Accra Region is a district located in Ghana and is a district of the nations capital.

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Hotels and Places to Stay

Kempinski Hotel Gold Cost City

Address
0,1 mi
Pmb 66 - Ministries,Gamel Abdul Nasser Avenue
Accra
Ghana

Time Information

Checkout: 12:00 - Checkin: 15:00
Reception
Weekday: 0:00 - 24:00
Weekend: 0:00 - 24:00


The Aknac Hotel

Address
0,0 mi
Trasacco Valley
Accra
Ghana

Time Information

Checkout: 12:00 - Checkin: 13:00
Reception
Weekday: -
Weekend: closed


BEST WESTERN PLUS ACCRA BEACH

Address
0,7 mi
DTD 51 BEACH DRIVE
233 Accra
Ghana

Time Information

Checkout: 12:00 - Checkin: 14:00
Reception
Weekday: -
Weekend: closed


Accra City Hotel

Address
0,6 mi
Barnes Road
Accra
Ghana

Time Information

Checkout: 12:00 - Checkin: 14:00
Reception
Weekday: 0:00 - 24:00
Weekend: 0:00 - 24:00


MARISET PLAZA HOTEL

Address
1,0 mi
608 AGBAWE ROAD
12125 Accra
Ghana

Time Information

Checkout: 12:00 - Checkin: 14:00
Reception
Weekday: -
Weekend: closed


Grand View Hotel

Address
1,2 mi
Kantamanto, Near Accra UTC
Accra
Ghana

Time Information

Checkout: 10:00 - Checkin: 15:00
Reception
Weekday: -
Weekend: closed


ROYAL RAVICO HOTEL

Address
1,0 mi
1 RAVICO ROAD
23321 Accra
Ghana

Time Information

Checkout: - Checkin: 14:00
Reception
Weekday: -
Weekend: closed


MIKLIN HOTEL

Address
1,0 mi
7 AKO ADJEI STREET
00233 Accra
Ghana

Time Information

Checkout: 12:00 - Checkin: 14:00
Reception
Weekday: -
Weekend: closed


Coconut Grove Regency Hotel

Address
1,1 mi
Mozambique Link, North Ridge
CT 3998 Accra
Ghana

Time Information

Checkout: 11:00 - Checkin: 14:00
Reception
Weekday: -
Weekend: closed


Swiss Spirit Alisa Hotel North Ridge

Address
1,0 mi
21 Dr. Isert Road
Accra
Ghana

Time Information

Checkout: 12:00 - Checkin: 15:00
Reception
Weekday: 0:00 - 24:00
Weekend: 0:00 - 24:00


Local weather forecast

Todays Local Weather Conditions & Forecast: 31°C / 87 °F

Morning Temperature 28°C / 82 °F
Evening Temperature 29°C / 85 °F
Night Temperature 28°C / 83 °F
Chance of rainfall 0%
Air Humidity 0%
Air Pressure 1023.4 hPa
Wind Speed Gentle Breeze with 7 km/h (4 mph) from North-West
Cloud Conditions Clear sky, covering 0% of sky
General Conditions Sky is clear

Monday, 17th of December 2018

30°C (87 °F)
28°C (82 °F)
Sky is clear, gentle breeze, clear sky.

Thursday, 1st of January 1970

0°C (32 °F)
0°C (32 °F)
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Videos from this area

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Smarter Cities Accra

Published: April 10, 2013
Length: 20:50 min
Rating: 5 of 5
Author: IBM Smarter Cities

A new report by IBM entitled "A Vision for Smarter Growth: an IBM Smarter Cities Report on Accra, Ghana" highlights how the rapidly emerging West African city should turn to technology to transform...


Afia African Village Accra Ghana

Published: July 30, 2012
Length: 01:53 min
Rating: 5 of 5
Author: Xplore Film

http://www.theworldlovefoundation.org Set in 3 acres of lush tropical landscape, Afia African Village is a quiet oasis in the vibrant city of Accra, Ghana. The serene oceanfront environment...


Nsawam Road - Kwame Nkrumah Road, Accra, Ghana - May 2010

Published: July 10, 2010
Length: 20:52 min
Rating: 4 of 5
Author: Ghanapedia

This clip was filmed from my car (which I recently bought in Accra), and my girlfriend Gina filming. We had just left the North Industrial Area (Kaneshie), where I go a lot, because I need...


Boarding Emirates A340-500 from Accra to Dubai

Published: December 26, 2012
Length: 22:26 min
Rating: 5 of 5
Author: Karl Omatsola

Boarding Emirates A340-500 from Accra to Dubai.


From Africa with Love & Style : Shooting in Accra

Published: March 25, 2014
Length: 45:57 min
Rating: 5 of 5
Author: MoonLook

We had a lot of fun shooting in Accra, from Jamestown lighthouse to Labadi beach, a sneak peek. Photographer : OrpheeNoubissi.com Assistant photographer : AmfoConnolly.com Make Up & Hair...


3 Bedroom Apartment in Cantonments, Accra, Ghana

Published: June 09, 2014
Length: 07:30 min
Rating: 5 of 5
Author: SellRent Ghana

Click http://sellrentghana.com to view more details on 3 Bedroom Apartment in Cantonments, Accra, Ghana.


Brutal 370z acceleration and BMW 328 Close call (Accra Ghana)

Published: October 07, 2012
Length: 31:59 min
Rating: 3 of 5
Author: Ahmad Minkara


Eddy's Pizza [HD] - Nkrumah Circle, Accra, Ghana (January 2012)

Published: January 28, 2012
Length: 24:09 min
Rating: 5 of 5
Author: Ghanapedia

This clip is from Eddy's Pizza, a new pizza restaurant that has opened by Nkrumah Circle in Accra, Ghana. It is located alongside the "Bus Stop" bar, around 200m from the circle along the Ring Road.


Half Time: West Ham vrs Man. City

Published: November 03, 2012
Length: 46:16 min
Rating: 0 of 5
Author: Citi97.3FM

Half Time review of the West Ham vrs Man. City match on 97.3 Citi FM with Godfred Akoto Boafo and Nathan Quao.


Travelling to Tegbi ,Volta region

Published: July 18, 2008
Length: 12:00 min
Rating: 5 of 5
Author: George Akpalu

Shangrila hotel towards Madina now Tetteh Quashie interchange suddenly seen development,you can find Shoprite here.


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Attractions and noteworthy things

Distances are based on the centre of the city/town and sightseeing location. This list contains brief abstracts about monuments, holiday activities, national parcs, museums, organisations and more from the area as well as interesting facts about the region itself. Where available, you'll find the corresponding homepage. Otherwise the related wikipedia article.

Ghana

Ghana, officially the Republic of Ghana, is a country in West Africa. It is bordered by Ivory Coast to the west, Burkina Faso to the north, Togo to the east and the Gulf of Guinea to the south. The word Ghana means "Warrior King" and is derived from the ancient Ghana Empire. Ghana was inhabited in pre-colonial times by a number of ancient predominantly Akan kingdoms, including the inland Ashanti Empire, the Akwamu, the Akyem, the Bonoman, the Denkyira and the Fante among others.

Located at 5.55, -0.25 (Lat. / Lng.), about 4 miles away.
Wikipedia Article, Homepage
Ghana, Commonwealth republics, Countries bordering the Atlantic Ocean, Countries in Africa, Economic Community of West African States, English-speaking countries and territories, Liberal democracies, Member states of the African Union, Member states of the Commonwealth of Nations, Member states of the United Nations, Republics, States and territories established in 1957, West African countries

Achimota School

Achimota School (formerly Prince of Wales College and School, Achimota, now nicknamed Motown), is a co-educational boarding school located at Achimota in Accra, Ghana. Founded in 1924 by Sir Frederick Gordon Guggisberg, Dr. James Emman Kwegyir Aggrey and Rev. Alexander (Alec) Garden Fraser the school was formally opened in 1927 by Sir Frederick, then Governor of the British Gold Coast colony.

Located at 5.62722, -0.213611 (Lat. / Lng.), about 5 miles away.
Wikipedia Article, Homepage
High schools in Ghana, Education in Accra, Educational institutions established in 1927, Boarding schools in Ghana

National Museum of Ghana

The National Museum of Ghana is in the Ghanaian capital, Accra. It is the largest and oldest of the six museums under the administration of the Ghana Museums and Monuments Board (GMMB). The museum building was opened on 5 March 1957 as part of Ghana’s independence celebrations. The official opening was performed by Duchess of Kent, the late Princess Marina. The Museum's first Director was A.W. Lawrence.

Located at 5.55667, -0.207778 (Lat. / Lng.), about 1 miles away.
Wikipedia Article
Government buildings completed in 1957, Museums in Ghana, Buildings and structures in Accra, National museums

Ghana Stock Exchange

The Ghana Stock Exchange (GSE) is the principal stock exchange of Ghana. The exchange was incorporated in July 1989 with trading commencing in 1990. It currently has around 36 listed companies and 2 corporate bonds. All types of securities can be listed. Criteria for listing include capital adequacy, profitability, spread of shares, years of existence and management efficiency. The GSE is located in Accra.

Located at 5.5556, -0.202153 (Lat. / Lng.), about 0 miles away.
Wikipedia Article, Homepage
Ghana Stock Exchange, Stock exchanges in Africa, Economy of Ghana, Buildings and structures in Accra, Organizations established in 1989, 1989 establishments in Ghana

Accra Sports Stadium

Accra Sports Stadium is a multi-use, 40,000 all-seater stadium in Accra, Ghana, mostly used for association football matches. Originally known as the Accra Sports Stadium, the stadium was renamed after Ohene Djan, the country's first Director of Sports, in 2004. Its renaming was quite controversial and opposed by many in Accra's community. There has been ongoing controversy about the name of the stadium.

Located at 5.55153, -0.191767 (Lat. / Lng.), about 0 miles away.
Wikipedia Article
Football venues in Ghana, Athletics (track and field) venues in Ghana, National stadiums, Sports venues in Ghana, Sport in Accra, Buildings and structures in Accra

Accra Metropolis District

The Accra Metropolis District is one of the ten (10) districts in the Greater Accra Region of Ghana. The district is considered Accra's city proper.

Located at 5.55, -0.216667 (Lat. / Lng.), about 1 miles away.
Wikipedia Article
Accra, Districts of Greater Accra Region

Accra Sports Stadium disaster

The Accra Sports Stadium disaster occurred at the Accra Sports Stadium, Accra, Ghana on May 9, 2001. It took the lives of 127 people, making it the worst stadium disaster to have ever taken place in Africa. It occurred during a match between Ghana's two most successful football teams, Accra Hearts of Oak Sporting Club and Asante Kotoko. Trouble had been anticipated, and extra security measures had been taken.

Located at 5.55167, -0.191667 (Lat. / Lng.), about 0 miles away.
Wikipedia Article
Stadium disasters, Human stampedes, Football in Ghana, Sport in Accra, 2001 disasters, Disasters in Ghana, 2001 in Ghana, 2001 in African sport, Police misconduct in Ghana

Accra International Conference Centre

The Accra International Conference Centre is an events venue in Accra, Ghana. Other venues include the Ghana Trade Fair and the National Theatre, but the Conference Centre is more popular due to it being significantly larger than the National Theatre, and at the same time smaller than the Ghana Trade Fair Centre (which was built to host pan-African events).

Located at 5.5543, -0.1933 (Lat. / Lng.), about 0 miles away.
Wikipedia Article
Buildings and structures in Accra, Conferences, Ghana state buildings

Independence Arch (Accra)

The Independence Arch, part of the Independence Square with the shown Black Star Gate (also called Independence Gate), in Accra, Ghana, inscribed with the words "Freedom and Justice, AD 1957", commemorates the independence of Ghana, a first for Sub Saharan Africa. It contains monuments to Ghana's independence struggle, including the Independence Arch, Independence Square, and the Liberation Day Monument.

Located at 5.549, -0.193 (Lat. / Lng.), about 1 miles away.
Wikipedia Article
Buildings and structures in Accra, Triumphal arches, Monuments and memorials in Ghana, Ghana state buildings

Liberation Day Monument

Liberation Day monument is a monument in Accra, Ghana. It stands in honour of several veterans of the Burma campaign, during the Second World War, in which they fought for the British Empire. After returning to Ghana, some protested peacefully and were en route to the Christiansborg Castle, the seat of government, when they were shot to death.

Located at 5.55, -0.19 (Lat. / Lng.), about 1 miles away.
Wikipedia Article
Buildings and structures in Accra, Monuments and memorials in Ghana

Osu Castle

Osu Castle, also known as Fort Christiansborg or simply the Castle, is a castle located in Osu, Accra, on the coast of the Atlantic Ocean's Gulf of Guinea. The first substantial fort was built by the Danish in the 1660s, though the castle has changed hands between Denmark, Portugal, the Akwamu, Britain, and finally post-Independence Ghana, and was rebuilt numerous times.

Located at 5.54694, -0.1825 (Lat. / Lng.), about 1 miles away.
Wikipedia Article
1660s architecture, Castles in Ghana, Government of Ghana, Former Danish colonies

Korle Bu Teaching Hospital

The Korle Bu Teaching Hospital is the premier health care facility in Ghana. It is the only tertiary hospital in the southern part of Ghana and it is also a teaching hospital affiliated with the medical school of the University of Ghana. Three centres of excellence, the National Cardiothoracic Centre, the National Plastic and Reconstructive Surgery and the Radiotherapy Centre are all located within it.

Located at 5.53783, -0.227408 (Lat. / Lng.), about 2 miles away.
Wikipedia Article, Homepage
Hospitals in Ghana, Greater Accra Region, Hospitals established in 1923

Regent University College of Science and Technology

The Regent University College of Science and Technology (elsewhere referred to as Regent-Ghana) is located in Accra, Ghana. It was registered in September 2003, and received accreditation to operate as a tertiary institution in 2004, and in January 2005, it started its maiden lectures with about 30 pioneer students at its maiden campus, the Trinity Campus, Mataheko. Currently, it has three other satellite campuses, located at Dansoman, Lartebiorkoshie, and Graphic Road.

Located at 5.55917, -0.226944 (Lat. / Lng.), about 2 miles away.
Wikipedia Article, Homepage
Universities and colleges in Ghana, Science and technology in Ghana, Educational institutions established in 2003, Education in Accra

Kwame Nkrumah Mausoleum

The Kwame Nkrumah Mausoleum and memorial park is located in downtown Accra, the capital of Ghana. It is dedicated to the prominent Ghanaian leader Kwame Nkrumah. A video of the mausoleum can be found here.

Located at 5.54444, -0.202778 (Lat. / Lng.), about 1 miles away.
Wikipedia Article
Buildings and structures in Accra, Monuments and memorials in Ghana, Kwame Nkrumah, Ghana state buildings

Golden Jubilee House

Flagstaff House is a presidential palace in Accra which previously served as a residence and office to the President of Ghana. The current seat of the government of Ghana is the Osu Castle. Flagstaff house was reconstructed and inaugurated with the name Golden Jubilee House in November 2008 when construction was about 70% - 80% completed.

Located at 5.57975, -0.188472 (Lat. / Lng.), about 2 miles away.
Wikipedia Article
Government of Ghana, Presidential palaces, Houses completed in 2008, Buildings and structures in Accra, Ghana state buildings

Accra Academy

The Accra Academy was the first private academy to be established in the Gold Coast, present-day Ghana. The academy is one of the foremost secondary educational institutions in Ghana today and operates as a non-denominational day and boarding boys' school, located at Bubuashie in the Greater Accra Region. The academy runs courses in Business, Science, General Arts, General Agric and Visual Arts leading to the award of a West African Senior High School Certificate.

Located at 5.57167, -0.243889 (Lat. / Lng.), about 3 miles away.
Wikipedia Article, Homepage
Schools in Ghana, Boys' schools in Ghana, Educational institutions established in 1931, High schools in Ghana, Boarding schools in Ghana, 1931 establishments, Accra Academy

Black Star Square

Black Star Square, part of the Black Star Gate, is a public square in Accra, Ghana. Nearby is Accra Sports Stadium and the Kwame Nkrumah Memorial Park. The Black Star Square is a site for Ghana`s Independence Day parades (every 6th of March) and national festivals. Every visitor is free to take pictures of buildings (including the "Black Star Gate"), but might not be permitted for close up "shots" of the "Independence Arch".

Located at 5.5476, -0.1926 (Lat. / Lng.), about 1 miles away.
Wikipedia Article
Squares in Ghana, National squares

High Commission of Nigeria, Accra

The Nigerian High Commission in Accra is the primary diplomatic mission of Nigeria in Ghana. It is on Joseph Broz Tito Avenue in Accra. The previous High Commissioner was former Senator for Lagos Central Musiliu Olatunde Obanikoro, appointed by President Umaru Yar'Adua in May 2008. The High Commissioner in 2012 is Hon. Ademola Oluseyi Onafowokan.

Located at 5.57361, -0.183611 (Lat. / Lng.), about 2 miles away.
Wikipedia Article
Diplomatic missions in Accra, Diplomatic missions of Nigeria, Ghana–Nigeria relations

Azumah Nelson Sports Complex

Azumah Nelson Sports Complex, also known as Kaneshie Complex, is a multi-use stadium in Accra, Ghana. The stadium was originally built during the era of the Supreme Military Council under General Acheampong in the 1970s. It was used mostly for football matches, on club level by Accra Hearts of Oak SC and Great Olympics of the Ghana Premier League while the Ohene Djan Stadium was being re-built in 2007. The stadium has a capacity of 10,000 spectators. It is named after Azumah Nelson.

Located at 5.57516, -0.225434 (Lat. / Lng.), about 2 miles away.
Wikipedia Article
Football venues in Ghana, Accra

Ako Adjei Interchange

The Ako-Adjei Interchange is a flyover in Accra, Ghana. Until 2005 it was known as the Sankara Interchange. The construction of interchange started in September 1997 and ended in December 1999. It was constructed during the Jerry Rawlings administration and was the first interchange to be built in Ghana.

Located at 5.57194, -0.190278 (Lat. / Lng.), about 1 miles away.
Wikipedia Article
Accra, Roads in Ghana

Maamobi

Maamobi is a town in the Greater Accra Region of Ghana. The town is known for the Accra Girls Secondary School. The school is a second cycle institution.

Located at 5.58333, -0.2 (Lat. / Lng.), about 2 miles away.
Wikipedia Article
Populated places in the Greater Accra Region

Ghana School of Law

The Ghana School of Law (GSL) is an educational institution in Ghana for training lawyers. The school is only one that provides training for law graduates in the Barrister at Law program. The Professional Law Course is designed for Law Graduates who have obtain an LLB degree. On completion of this course the graduate is qualified to practice law in Ghana.

Located at 5.55561, -0.196327 (Lat. / Lng.), about 0 miles away.
Wikipedia Article
Universities and colleges in Ghana, Educational institutions established in 1958

Nima (town)

Nima is a residential town in the Greater Accra Region of Ghana. The town is popular because of its market - the Nima market.

Located at 5.58333, -0.2 (Lat. / Lng.), about 2 miles away.
Wikipedia Article
Populated places in Ghana

Open University of West Africa

Open University of West Africa or OUWA is an open university established in Accra, Ghana, with a vision to end born-into poverty in West Africa. The University was founded in January, 2012 by John Roberts and Patrick Steele, co-founders of Heal the World Inc, following an earlier trip to Africa embarked upon by the former, were he came into contact with underprivileged schools.

Located at 5.5586, -0.1718 (Lat. / Lng.), about 2 miles away.
Wikipedia Article, Homepage
Schools in Ghana, Universities and colleges in Ghana, Education in Accra, Educational institutions established in 2012, 2012 establishments in Ghana

Accra High School

Accra High School is a secondary school located in Accra, Ghana in West Africa.

Located at 5.56667, -0.199722 (Lat. / Lng.), about 1 miles away.
Wikipedia Article
Education in Accra, Educational institutions established in 1923, High schools in Ghana

Districts of the same city

These districts also belong to Accra.

Other districts

These are districts that are close by, but belong to a different city than Accra.

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18 Dec
2018

Good Deeds Day Ghana Network: Community Development, Youth Employment & Alternatives To Migration
Starting at: 10:00 am (10:00).
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20 Dec
2018

Diaspora Drive 2018
Starting at: 10:00 am (10:00).
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DECEMBER IN GHANA 2018 - (TEAM GERMANY)
Starting at: 08:00 pm (20:00).
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21 Dec
2018

DECEMBER IN GHANA 2018 - (TEAM HOLLAND)
Starting at: 08:00 pm (20:00).
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DECEMBER IN GHANA 2018
Starting at: 08:00 pm (20:00).
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The Dream Ball (Kayayoo Edition)
Starting at: 08:00 pm (20:00).
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22 Dec
2018

LOCATION ACCRA GOLD PACKAGE
Starting at: 09:00 am (09:00).
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Ladies Of Purpose/Candy Care Orphanage Party
Starting at: 08:00 pm (20:00).
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24 Dec
2018

DZONEMUSICGH
Starting at: 09:00 pm (21:00).
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27 Dec
2018

DAYTOX DAY PARTY - GHANA
Starting at: 03:00 pm (15:00).
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28 Dec
2018

The Listed: Accra
Starting at: 06:00 pm (18:00).
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Back To Our Root Party
Starting at: 07:00 pm (19:00).
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DETTY RAVE 2 (The Happy Szn)
Starting at: 08:00 pm (20:00).
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ALL BLACK PARTY 2019
Starting at: 11:00 pm (23:00).
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29 Dec
2018

Training And Certification In Digital Marketing
Starting at: 10:00 am (10:00).
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This place is known by different names. Here the ones we know:
Asylum Down