Jamestown is the district in the city of Accra - Ghana

This kitchen at the open air is located on the shore of the Gulf of Guinea
This kitchen at the open air is located on the shore of the Gulf of Guinea.
This is the shore of the Gulf of Guinea in Jamestown
This is the shore of the Gulf of Guinea in Jamestown.
Waves of the Gulf of Guinea
Waves of the Gulf of Guinea.
The shore of the Gulf of Guinea is full of the garbage near Jamestown
The shore of the Gulf of Guinea is full of the garbage near Jamestown.
The strange construction is found on the shore of the Gulf of Guinea
The strange construction is found on the shore of the Gulf of Guinea.
A dull day is on the shore of the Gulf of Guinea
A dull day is on the shore of the Gulf of Guinea.
The coast of the Gulf of Guinea in the area of lighthouse
The coast of the Gulf of Guinea in the area of lighthouse.
The process of fish smoking takes place inside the huge bowl
The process of fish smoking takes place inside the huge bowl.
A little african boy is sitting between rusty metal barrels used for fish smoking
A little african boy is sitting between rusty metal barrels used for fish smoking.
A group of schoolgirls are somewhere on John Evans Atta Mills High St
A group of schoolgirls are somewhere on John Evans Atta Mills High St.
A group of schoolgirls are smiling with the lovely grimaces on their faces
A group of schoolgirls are smiling with the lovely grimaces on their faces.
High Street Computer & Business Institute
High Street Computer & Business Institute.
Vivo Energy Ghana gas company
Vivo Energy Ghana gas company.
A group of schoolgirls crosses the road close to the building of Cathedral Clinic
A group of schoolgirls crosses the road close to the building of Cathedral Clinic.
The popular playground is totally painted with graffiti
The popular playground is totally painted with graffiti.
Various furniture from a furniture store are on the open air
Various furniture from a furniture store are on the open air.
Sexual graffiti is on the wall
Sexual graffiti is on the wall.
The Gulf of Guinea washes the shores of the city
The Gulf of Guinea washes the shores of the city.
Coconut palm trees and the litter scattered on the shore of the Gulf of Guinea
Coconut palm trees and the litter scattered on the shore of the Gulf of Guinea.
The girl in a yellow mini blouse is a real local super star
The girl in a yellow mini blouse is a real local super star.
This ancient building stands here from the times of slavery
This ancient building stands here from the times of slavery.
The funny district of “Phase 2” is located close to Jamestown
The funny district of “Phase 2” is located close to Jamestown.
The inscription on the ancient memorial plate reads: “Freedom and Justice”
The inscription on the ancient memorial plate reads: “Freedom and Justice”.
An ancient cannon is a remnant of colonial past
An ancient cannon is a remnant of colonial past.
Pupils dressed in the school uniform are on the street
Pupils dressed in the school uniform are on the street.
Man and woman are sitting on the bench on the street
Man and woman are sitting on the bench on the street.
A beautiful Ghanaian girl is in the dress decorated with the huge purple circles
A beautiful Ghanaian girl is in the dress decorated with the huge purple circles.
An unusual graffiti is subscribed as “Girls in uniform”
An unusual graffiti is subscribed as “Girls in uniform”.
Young boys are repairing a fishing net
Young boys are repairing a fishing net.
The “Deo Gratias” studio
The “Deo Gratias” studio.
One of the beauties of the ancient city of Jamestown
One of the beauties of the ancient city of Jamestown.
A good-looking girl wears the unique dress
A good-looking girl wears the unique dress.
Ecobank, GCNet and Ghana Customs are found in the one building
Ecobank, GCNet and Ghana Customs are found in the one building.
The blue building of Ghana Customs “MCMXXVI”
The blue building of Ghana Customs “MCMXXVI”.
The Customs Excise and Preventive Service
The Customs Excise and Preventive Service.
The Bible Society of Ghana
The Bible Society of Ghana.
The Bible House is located close to the lighthouse
The Bible House is located close to the lighthouse.
The lighthouse of Jamestown as seen from Cleland Rd
The lighthouse of Jamestown as seen from Cleland Rd.
An advertisement of “Morton City Real Estates” is on the fence
An advertisement of “Morton City Real Estates” is on the fence.
The palace of Mantse
The palace of Mantse.
The brick tower is located close to the lighthouse
The brick tower is located close to the lighthouse.
The Gulf of Guinea as seen from the lighthouse
The Gulf of Guinea as seen from the lighthouse.
The lighthouse of Jamestown is 34 metres above sea level and has a visibility of 30 km
The lighthouse of Jamestown is 34 metres above sea level and has a visibility of 30 km.
Slums surround the lighthouse
Slums surround the lighthouse.
This portrait of the pretty african girl was taken inside the lighthouse
This portrait of the pretty african girl was taken inside the lighthouse.
Slums of Jamestown as seen from the lighthouse
Slums of Jamestown as seen from the lighthouse.
Jamestown is located directly east of the Korle Lagoon
Jamestown is located directly east of the Korle Lagoon.
Jamestown emerged as a community around the 17th century British James Fort on the Gulf of Guinea coast
Jamestown emerged as a community around the 17th century British James Fort on the Gulf of Guinea coast.
Jamestown is the oldest district in the city of Accra
Jamestown is the oldest district in the city of Accra.
The Gulf of Guinea coast as seen from the lighthouse
The Gulf of Guinea coast as seen from the lighthouse.
Today, Jamestown remains a fishing community inhabited primarily by the Ga
Today, Jamestown remains a fishing community inhabited primarily by the Ga.
The inner stairway of the ancient lighthouse
The inner stairway of the ancient lighthouse.
The original lighthouse, built by the British in 1871, was replaced in the 1930s by the current one
The original lighthouse, built by the British in 1871, was replaced in the 1930s by the current one.
Jamestown became area of a dense mixture of commercial and residential use
Jamestown became area of a dense mixture of commercial and residential use.
This district is a popular tourist destination for those seeking to see the remnants of Accra's colonial past
This district is a popular tourist destination for those seeking to see the remnants of Accra's colonial past.
Jamestown is Ghana's oldest suburb
Jamestown is Ghana's oldest suburb.
Jamestown boasts a fascinating history and vibrant local community
Jamestown boasts a fascinating history and vibrant local community.
Jamestown is set on the coast of downtown Accra
Jamestown is set on the coast of downtown Accra.
Jamestown as seen from the lighthouse
Jamestown as seen from the lighthouse.
Jamestown consists of historical streets and key colonial sites
Jamestown consists of historical streets and key colonial sites.
Partial view of Accra from lighthouse
Partial view of Accra from lighthouse.
An incredible view on the city from the top of lighthouse
An incredible view on the city from the top of lighthouse.
This ancient building was left for us from the slavery times
This ancient building was left for us from the slavery times.
Roofs of the old city
Roofs of the old city.
I am at the beginning of my walk in slums
I am at the beginning of my walk in slums.
Boys came to welcome me warmly
Boys came to welcome me warmly.
Boys pose for photography
Boys pose for photography.
One cute little boy has grabbed my leg
One cute little boy has grabbed my leg.
This gesture is very popular in Western Africa
This gesture is very popular in Western Africa.
“Christ the King of Kings” preparatory school
Christ the King of Kings” preparatory school.
A frog and a hen are painted on the wall of school
A frog and a hen are painted on the wall of school.
It is just a small funny boy
It is just a small funny boy.
The Ghanaian flag is painted on the wall of school
The Ghanaian flag is painted on the wall of school.
There are piles of cardboard in the slums
There are piles of cardboard in the slums.
This an example of an ordinary house in the slums
This an example of an ordinary house in the slums.
Boats are in the fishing village
Boats are in the fishing village.
The first thing to know is that Jamestown is a slum
The first thing to know is that Jamestown is a slum.
Nowadays, don't get me wrong, Jamestown is not dangerous
Nowadays, don't get me wrong, Jamestown is not dangerous.
The most hassling you get in Jamestown is “tour guides” trying to give you tours
The most hassling you get in Jamestown is “tour guides” trying to give you tours.
A good-looking girl lives in the slums
A good-looking girl lives in the slums.
A beautiful girl which lives in the slums smiles to me
A beautiful girl which lives in the slums smiles to me.
A beautiful Ghanaian girl lives in the slums
A beautiful Ghanaian girl lives in the slums.
It is incredibly interesting to see people occupying the colonial properties
It is incredibly interesting to see people occupying the colonial properties.
This model of motorcycle is made for transportation of goods
This model of motorcycle is made for transportation of goods.
Young girl in a blue dress poses for photography in an original way
Young girl in a blue dress poses for photography in an original way.
Young girl in a blue dress lives in the slums
Young girl in a blue dress lives in the slums.
Young African girl from Ghana is smiling friendly
Young African girl from Ghana is smiling friendly.
Young good-looking girl lives in the slums
Young good-looking girl lives in the slums.
It is fascinating to watch the fishermen crafting the wooden boats
It is fascinating to watch the fishermen crafting the wooden boats.
Colorful boats are in the fishing village
Colorful boats are in the fishing village.
A fishing boat is in the Gulf of Guinea
A fishing boat is in the Gulf of Guinea.
People in Jamestown do not speak much English, their first language is Ga, an indigenous language
People in Jamestown do not speak much English, their first language is Ga, an indigenous language.
A fishing net
A fishing net.
Three fishermen are weaving the fishing nets
Three fishermen are weaving the fishing nets.
The fisherman's village is located on the shore of the Gulf of Guinea
The fisherman's village is located on the shore of the Gulf of Guinea.
Garbage is on the shore of the Gulf of Guinea in the fisherman's village
Garbage is on the shore of the Gulf of Guinea in the fisherman's village.
Boats are on the shore of the Gulf of Guinea in the fisherman's village
Boats are on the shore of the Gulf of Guinea in the fisherman's village.
Walking through Jamestown, I was with a tour guide, who invited me to explore the fisherman's village
Walking through Jamestown, I was with a tour guide, who invited me to explore the fisherman's village.
It is very interesting to see fishermen going out to sail
It is very interesting to see fishermen going out to sail.
The fishermen's pier
The fishermen's pier.
An abundance of boats
An abundance of boats.
If Jamestown is poor, the fisherman's village on the bluffs below is even poorer
If Jamestown is poor, the fisherman's village on the bluffs below is even poorer.
This shed was built and funded by Nii Lantey Vanderpuye
This shed was built and funded by Nii Lantey Vanderpuye.
Two women are from the slums
Two women are from the slums.
Because we were with a local guide, people were very welcoming and gracious
Because we were with a local guide, people were very welcoming and gracious.
It's a slum with tightly-packed thatched houses, animals running around, and incredibly striking poverty
It's a slum with tightly-packed thatched houses, animals running around, and incredibly striking poverty.
I have visited the fisherman's pier
I have visited the fisherman's pier.
Fishermen are wandering along the pier
Fishermen are wandering along the pier.
Shell remains from crabs
Shell remains from crabs.
Remains from the colonial buildings
Remains from the colonial buildings.
Huge heaps of fishing nets
Huge heaps of fishing nets.
The fishing boss
The fishing boss.
A fisherman has demonstrated a funny grimace
A fisherman has demonstrated a funny grimace.
The coast of the Gulf of Guinea is covered by mist
The coast of the Gulf of Guinea is covered by mist.
Huge piles of fishing nets
Huge piles of fishing nets.
Two Ghanaian men are sitting on the pile of fishing nets
Two Ghanaian men are sitting on the pile of fishing nets.
A Ghanaian teenage boy
A Ghanaian teenage boy.
A Ghanaian man is smiling
A Ghanaian man is smiling.
Young Ghanaian men are amidst the fishing nets
Young Ghanaian men are amidst the fishing nets.
A Ghanaian child is lying on the fishing net
A Ghanaian child is lying on the fishing net.
Three Ghanaian men
Three Ghanaian men.
A fisherman has made a grimace, as if expecting something unpleasant
A fisherman has made a grimace, as if expecting something unpleasant.
The shore is full of fishing boats
The shore is full of fishing boats.
A rather thick mist rises over the fishing boats
A rather thick mist rises over the fishing boats.
Who can say these vessels aren't the pirate boats?
Who can say these vessels aren't the pirate boats?
A rock is on the shore
A rock is on the shore.
I like to wander in the slums
I like to wander in the slums.
A fresh catch of small fish is in an aluminium basin
A fresh catch of small fish is in an aluminium basin.
It is interesting to walk through the remains of colonial buildings while playing with local children
It is interesting to walk through the remains of colonial buildings while playing with local children.
There is the restroom in the slums
There is the restroom in the slums.
Three Ghanaian women
Three Ghanaian women.
Three Ghanaian women are smiling
Three Ghanaian women are smiling.
Three African women from the fishing village are smiling
Three African women from the fishing village are smiling.
A bird's eye view down to the slums
A bird's eye view down to the slums.
Men like to play soccer
Men like to play soccer.
Men and children are on the soccer game after school
Men and children are on the soccer game after school.
The painting of a woman's face is on the wall
The painting of a woman's face is on the wall.
An inscription on the wall reads: “Treatments hair scalp dandruff”
An inscription on the wall reads: “Treatments hair scalp dandruff”.
These boys are repairing fishing nets
These boys are repairing fishing nets.
I didn't want to scare the schoolgirls, nevertheless, they panic with funny grimaces
I didn't want to scare the schoolgirls, nevertheless, they panic with funny grimaces.