The name "Madina" is derived from an Arabic word that means "city" and refers to the holy city in Saudi Arabia where the Prophet Muhammed's tomb is located.
Madina has a market for every type of shopping. Madina market is ideal for bulk purchases of foodstuffs and other goods, while Ogbojo market is ideal for those looking for a less crowded market for light shopping. Several supermarkets, such as Bag And Save Supermarket, sell groceries and other necessities.
In Madina, there are a few gated communities that provide excellent and affordable apartments, as well as adequate security and convenience. Estates such as Manet Palm Estate and Passion Hills Apartments are good options for people looking to stay in Madina for a short or long period of time.
There are several ways to have fun in Madina without breaking the bank. There is the option of playing games or watching a live football match at Lethawood Pub and Grill; enjoying tasty Ghanaian dishes at The Kitchen Pot restaurant; and succumbing to the tender hands of a masseuse at a spa or the skilled hands of a beautician at a beauty parlour.
In Madina, most nights are spent in one of the many pubs and lounges. You can expect a good time at C and J Pub and Lounge, Aware Bar and Pub, and Klub Nikaboka.
If the leaders of the future are to be found in today's youth, they must be given the best education possible. School names like Healthy-Mind International and Preset Pacesetters Senior High School exist because they provide excellent instruction.
Read the full area guide for Madina, La Nkwantanang Madina Municipal, Accra.