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.

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What was important about 21 April? Leave your Comment below

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  1. Ahmed M Sabrie said, on 30 March, 2011 at 5:48 pm

    21 Aprile is Rome’s birthday. The Arch of Triumph “l’arco di trionfo di Mogadiscio” was built in 1935 by Enrico Carlo Rava an Italian architect for the King Vittorio Emanuele III who visited Mogadiscio

  2. ikar bana said, on 26 February, 2014 at 11:26 pm

    In memoria del BINOCCOLO DI VITTORIO EMANUELE L’IMPERATORE.


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