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Gwollu Slave Defense Wall

This wall of a rare traditional architecture located within the Chief Palace, the seat of the Paramount Chief, shows the remains of the slave defense wall that was erected by the people of Gwollu to defend themselves against the slave raiders.This initiative was led by Tangia a great warrior then.A tour of the remnant wall together with the interpretation provided by the local people makes this a unique historic site. Visitors include the Africa-Americans of the Diaspora interested in their roots, school groups and back-packer expatriate tourists within the northern sector and neighboring Burkina Faso.
Location: sissala West

Largest Tree in the upper west region(Baobab Tree)

There is giant baobab tree sited right opposite the Gwullo Slave Defense Wall and said to be the largest in terms if size in the whole of Upper West Region. Studies still underway to find out how old the tree has survived till date.
Location: sissala West

Former President of Ghana Dr.Alhaji Hilla Limann's Tomb

Late President Dr.Alhaji Hilla Limann was the only democratically elected president under the third republic.He was a native of Gwollu and a royal. His tomb therefore attracts tourist from abroad and within Ghana.
Location: sissala West
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Gateway Travellers Lodge is a four star hotel located in Tumu the Municipal capital town of Sissala East. It has accommodations, Restaurant services, Swimming pool, Conference facilities. It is located on the Bolgatanga road and adjacent Tumu Midwifery Training College.
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