Mogadishu: Images from the Past

View of earliest Italian colonial period wharf

Posted in 1918 - 1940, Govt buildings by rickjdavies on 13 January, 2015

WharfView looking inland towards Governor’s Palace (later the site of the Al Uruba Hotel)

Note official being carried on a simple type of sedan chair, centre of photo, facing the camera

Postcard posted 1926, but photo may have been taken well before then

Approximate location of camera: Lat 2°02’00.4″N Long 45°20’37.3″E



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  1. Yusuf Yusuf said, on 18 March, 2016 at 8:17 pm

    This side is The older Governor Place and the beach “SECONDO LIDO”

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