Mogadishu: Images from the Past

Mogadishu in the 1950s

Posted in 1950s, Aerial photographs by rickjdavies on 30 December, 2008

Aerial 4
Taken in the 1950’s, possibly. Note sheltered “harbour” on the left. This was cut out of the rocks. In the 1980s there were still the remnants of a circular staircase cut into the stone that went down to the sea level on inside of the harbour. I am not sure if this was built before after the Italian occupation of Mogadishu.

PS: See useful comment below by Nur

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  1. Nur said, on 29 January, 2009 at 2:32 am

    Hamar wayne the circular stair was before Italian occupation of mogadishu but the masjid next that circle is masjid haji ali


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