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Accra - 28th February Road and Black Star Square

28th February Road and Black Star Square

(67 reviews)
City center, Accra, Ghana
30 mins

About the tour

The infamous day of 28th of February, "The Last Straw that Broke the Camels Back". Why were ex-servicemen shot dead on the streets of Accra, Ghana? Join Frank as he relives the compelling story of Ghana's history and the events that led to its struggle for independence from Great Britain in 1957.

Meet your local guide

Frank Doe

Frank has a passion for meeting new people and a deep love for travel and tourism. Having studied History, Geography and Literature, Frank is an experienced guide with a wealth of local and cultural knowledge. Additionally, Frank holds a Bachelor (B.Sc) Degree in Hospitality and Tourism Management. He started guiding in 2016, and loves to show people the beautiful city of Accra, Ghana. If you're into history, colorful markets, and culture, then Frank is your guy!

Frank Doe has been guiding since Nov 2016

What to expect

Get ready for something special. We're travelling to Accra with no passport, no plane ticket and no luggage. And yet you'll experience all the sights, sounds and stories with just your laptop, favorite snack and an amazing guide.

The tour will last about 30 mins and will be live-streamed by your guide directly from Accra. Forget about slideshows or pre-recorded videos, this is a live broadcast and anything can happen!

While on the tour you’ll be able to see a full screen video of your guide and their surroundings, interact with them and other travellers through the live chat, see where you are in the world on a map and show your appreciation with a tip.

Why are they tip-supported?

We are running these tours on a tip-supported basis to make them as accessible as possible. They are free to book and join, but you have the option to tip the guide during the tour.

Leaving a tip will help support the guides and allow us to offer tours in more places around the world. If you aren't able to leave a tip, then it would be great if you can share the tour with friends and family to spread the word.

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How to join

Reserve your spot by selecting a time to book. Once done, you’ll be able to see your reservations on your Trips page and we’ll send you an email confirmation with a link to join the tour.

For the best viewing experience, please join on a computer using Google Chrome.

Reviews from travellers

Sabrina E.

04 March 2021

Very knowledgeable and friendly! Will definitely join a tour with him again.

Di 💕(UK)💕 H.

01 March 2021

This was an incredibly interesting tour with Frank. His tours are amazing and I can’t wait to do another journey with him in Ghana 🇬🇭 🤩

Hattie R.

28 February 2021

Excellent informative tour with lots of extra detail. I really appreciated climbing to the top of the monument to give us a better view- an excellent guide!

Gerry M.

28 February 2021

His accent made the audio very difficult to follow. The camera tended to jump around. We only watched for 10 minutes.

Julia (Dallas TX) K.

28 February 2021

Good overview of the history of Ghana. Love the enthusiasm for his country!

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