Kumasi is situated about 130 miles (209 kilometers) northwest of Accra, the national capital.
The Kumasi Sports Stadium and Manhyia Palace are some of the things to do and see in and near here.
No two towns are quite the same; each possesses its own special personality. So, take to the wide open road and explore a few of the other places in this fascinating region. Obuasi, 35 miles (56 kilometers) to the north, and New Abirem, 50 miles (80 kilometers) to the northwest of Kumasi are good spots to check out if you have the time.
Spend the time to really get to know Ghana by learning a little about its history. An enjoyable place to start is by visiting the area's historically significant fortresses.
There can be times when one of the better ways to understand a place is by using the knowledge of the locals. The region offers some interesting wildlife safaris and wildlife spotting tours.
Those who travel often know that trying popular local dishes is one of the best ways to taste a region's character. Millet as well as sorghum are common ingredients used in meals here. Red red (bean curry) and banku (fermented corn and meat) are just two interesting dishes worth trying. Fried plantains, a good way to wrap up your meal. If you fancy a light refreshment, fresh coconut juice is a popular local choice.
For those who intend on traveling by plane, keep in mind that the handiest major airport is Kotoka International Airport, 120 miles (193 kilometers) to the southeast of Kumasi.