We Tour October 08, 2019 at 08:53 am

Four places in Mogadishu that will make you love war-torn Somalia

Novieku Babatunde Adeola | Staff Writer

Novieku Babatunde Adeola October 08, 2019 at 08:53 am

October 08, 2019 at 08:53 am | We Tour

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The Bakaara Market is the largest market in East Africa_Photo: Visit Mogadishu

Bakaara Market

The Bakaara Market is one of the biggest open markets in Mogadishu, Somalia. The largest in the nation, the word “Bakaaraha” is derived from the Somali word for grain, silo or storage.

For the lovers of maize, sorghum, beans, peanuts, sesame, wheat and rice, look no further.

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The Bakaara Market is the largest market in East Africa_Photo: Visit Mogadishu

Created in 1972, this haven is not only known for its positives, but it also fits into a negative narration. Here in the Bakaara market, you can forge Somali passports processed within minutes, Ethiopian and Kenyan passports, and other documents.

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