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Shanghai Old City, Mogadishu

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Landmark · Tourist Spot
The haunting ruins of Shanghai Old City stand on the white sand shores of the Indian Ocean as a reminder of the glorious past. During the colonial era, wealthier classes of Italians lived in the old town, leaving their imprints on numerous buildings and gardens. Wander through the narrow passageways and observe intricate carvings on doors, windows, and hidden corners. Refuel at one of the restaurants along the shore and admire the ocean vista. During weekends, locals come to swim in the warm sea, creating a lively atmosphere. Use Inspirock's suggestions to plan your Mogadishu trip and find the best activities and attractions for your vacation.
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  • Really beautiful, must have been amazing back in the day. It was super interesting to see and to watch the fishermen come in.  more »
  • Despite the destruction you can see the beautiful Italian architecture that once existed. Visiting and walking around the light house is great especially for photography.  more »

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