Mogadishu: Images from the Past

“Mogadiscio – Mercato Amarnini”

Posted in 1918 - 1940, Markets by rickjdavies on 26 March, 2015

1-img-326131049-0001This copy provided courtesy of Bruce Eady. Possible date: early 1920s. Location unknown, but likely to be in the vicinity of Xamar Weyne.

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  1. Mahad Ibrahim said, on 28 April, 2015 at 6:00 am

    Waa masaajidka ugu da’da weeyn masaajid-yada ku yaal Xamar-Weyne.!!
    Waa masaajibka ku yaala Raqayga.!!
    Ee saaran isteeshinka Shentarale gadaashiisa jidka mara, Meesha Hooshaanka iyo Koodka laga galo.

    • Esse said, on 15 August, 2015 at 6:05 pm

      this photo as I believe is not Hamar weyne district its the area of the Somali presidential place part of (Wardhiigley district) now , you can see on the photo a light which gaudies ships (Masawaca) or ( Fanar) and the area near the market was military observing area building during the Italian colonial. .

  2. Yusuf Yusuf said, on 18 March, 2016 at 8:11 pm

    This place is the old market EL GAB . 1960 the market was evacuated and the square was renamed PIazza Solidarieta’Africana .


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