Mogadishu: Images from the Past

Mogadiscio – Piazza 21 April

Posted in 1950s, Monuments by rickjdavies on 28 March, 2011

Still intact in the 1980’s and known then to expatriates in Mogadishu as “the binoculars”

The entrance to the old port is visible on the left. The sea is in the distance.

Location on Google Maps

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Mogadishu – Scogliera

Posted in 1950s by rickjdavies on 20 March, 2011


The two people in the middle foreground  are standing either side of the Italian “fasces” symbol

The building on the corner was a fish market

Somalia – Mogadiscio – La Sede dell’Intendenza

Posted in 1930s by rickjdavies on 20 March, 2011

Google translation: La Sede dell’Intendenza = The Office of Stewardship

Posted circa 1930. Location unknown.

If you have any idea of the location, ownership, purpose or history of this building, please leave a comment below

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