Osu is a neighborhood in central Accra, locally known as the ”West End”. It is one of the most visited and dynamic cultural hotspots in Ghana, with restaurants, cafes, clubs, casinos, fast food joints and boutiques.

One of the world´s biggest public squares is situated in Osu; Black Star Square. Kwame Nkrumah commissioned the construction of the square to celebrate the nation´s independence and the square still hosts the annual independence celebrations as well as other national events. 

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