Passeggiata a Mogadiscio

Dalrymple is struck during his perambulation by

the Italian atmosphere and influence.

He comments:

Whatever else might have been said of the Italians as colonial overlords, they knew how to build a graceful city, and they had a beneficial effect on the cuisine.

Italian Cinema

The Savoy

Bank of Rome

Garessa Museum (built as a fort by the Sultan of Zanzibar)

Town Hall

Cathedral

Cathedral ruins

Governor’s Palace

Customs House

Gates to Customs House

War Memorial

War Memorial

Emilio De Bono School

4th November Square

Gold Market

Triumphal Arch, built in 1928 for the visit of the Prince of Piedmont

Triumphal Arch

Triumphal Arch

Town Hall

Southern Cross Hotel

Bank of Italy

Governor’s Palace

Fish Market

Triumphal Arch

Governor’s Palace

4th November Square

4th November Square

4th November Square

4th November Square

Bazaar

4th November Square

Bank of Rome ruins

Garessa Museum interior

Garessa Museum interior

Cathedral

Cathedral ruins

Cathedral ruins

Governor’s Palace

Governor’s Palace

Triumphal Arch

Triumphal Arch

Triumphal Arch

Garessa Museum

War Memorial

War Memorial

War Memorial

Triumphal Arch

Triumphal Arch

Giacomo De Martino Hospital

4th November Square

4th November Square

4th November Square

4th November Square

Visit of the Princess of Piedmont (Princess Marie-José of Belgium)

Garessa Museum

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