Located on the shores of Ledzorkuku Krowor Municipal District is one of the most popular Ga towns – Teshie-Nungua, which are adjacent twin towns. Just like Labadi, Teshie and Nungua are both old communities with a high number of its indigenes working as fisher folks. Majority of the natives reside in family homes, which have been handed to them for generations. People living in such homes do not have to worry about rent charges since most of these homes are family-owned.
There are a number of modern structures found in a planned part of the Teshie-Nungua, known as the Estates. This neighbourhood is where a lot of prominent and well-to-do residents are found. Unlike certain neighbourhoods which have been tagged “luxurious,” Teshie Nungua is a mix of both luxurious and affordable properties, therefore making it a popular neighbourhood for house hunters with different pocket sizes. Another reason people prefer to live in Teshie Nungua is the fact that it close to the Central Business District of Accra. On traffic-free days, it can take a commuter about 45 minutes to get to Accra.
This neighbourhood is one of the most secured in Accra and this can be attributed to the presence of the police barrier. Residents enjoy constant patrols conducted by the men in uniform to ensure order in the neighbourhood.
Parents who have the education of their children in mind while considering Teshie-Nungua as a place of residence have nothing to worry about. There are a number of very good schools from Creche to Senior High , including Kiddie Care and Saps School. Teshie Presbyterian Senior High School and Nungua Senior High provide secondary education to those living in the vicinity.
Looking for a place to relax? Then there are beautiful beaches which attract a lot of people to Teshie Nungua with hotspots such as Ramada Beach Resort and Coco Beach enticing people on weekends and holidays.
Grilled tilapia is the delicacy for most Ghanaians and Teshie- Nungua is the hub for this delicacy. There are different joints which serve this tasty meal of banku and tilapia. During the English Premier League season, Busy Mouth and Safeway Restaurant show live matches outdoors on large screens.
Teshie-Nungua is renowned for its unique coffin making trade. Coffin makers in Teshie produce the most unique coffins, which have caught the attention of both Ghanaians and people abroad due to their individual designs.
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