Mogadishu: Images from the Past

“Mogadiscio – interno della moschea Giama”

Posted in 1900 - 1918, Religion by rickjdavies on 26 April, 2013

Inside Giama MosqueClick on photo to enlarge

“Mogadishu – Interior of the Giama mosque”, circa 1901 (from an Italian magazine). Any comments?

Giama mosque textFrom page 15 of “Mogadishu: Pearl of the Indian Ocean” (pdf copy here)

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  1. Ikar Bana Hadad said, on 31 December, 2013 at 2:37 pm

    Ikar Bana,
    The original view of interior Jama Mosque, exactly was as you see in the photo, except the flaga being obligatory to be hunged every where by the order of the colony.But the style of the MIXRAAB IN PERFECTLY AS IT WAS before 900 years ago.and also the (MINBAR Is OLD} the caddedra where the Shkh make the Khutba.


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