Tourism plays a leading role in the socio-economic development of the country. It is the third after gold and cocoa as the major foreign exchange earner in the country.However, tourism does not constitute any key development activity in the district economy.There are few potential tourist scenery both cultural and environmental in nature, which when developed could place the district on the tourism map of Ghana.These include the Boa Amponsem Palace built in the 1940s but with modern architectural design; the Odwira festival, and the Denkyira sacred land at Fawomanyo where it is believed the gods of Denkyira abide.
Others are the legendary Denkyira Obuasi Village where a wide stretch of plain land with rocky surface that appeared as tarred and interspersed with oasis of trees exists A picturesque water fall with a gradient of about 20 feet near Opponso, the Oppon Manse forest reserve with all kinds of tree species and the Alluvial Dredging of the Offin river.Some infrastructural facilities also exist which when properly developed could be utilized to promote tourism in the district.The Dunkwa Club House, which was initially constructed to serve as a multipurpose hall, games Hall etc. Hotel facilities and service in the district need improvement.
Date Created : 11/24/2017 6:16:20 AM