The reserve 565km2 which is at the south of Tumu, is home to elephant, bufalos, and the largest herds of Roan Antelopes. There is also a bird sanctuary.
The 19th century palace with its distinctive architecture is the official residence of the Wa Naa, traditional chief of the Walas. In front of the palace are graves of previous Wa Naas
Gwollu, 70km north of Wa, was part of the slave route. In the 19th century Gwollu Koro Liman built the wall as part of its defence against the slavers.