Somalia Tour Guide Last updated on
Sunday 25th April 2010
A number of hotels were built when a new deep-water port was opened in the capital Mogadishu with the help of the World Bank.
However, tourism to Somalia is not encouraged. There are many historical cities, and in the south of Somalia the flora and fauna are particularly interesting, but until the security situation improves tourism is a risky matter not to be embarked upon lightly.
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Post World War II
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