Somalia Tourism: The first thing that springs to mind when you think of Somalia is probably With bustling cities, pristine beaches, colorful hill towns, ancient ruins, and natural wonders.
Look up pictures of Somalia on Google and it is hard to not have your jaw drop. The scenery on the country is breathtaking. With so many incredible places to visit in Somalia, it’s hard to narrow down your wish list and choose locations you want to go to. It’s easy to see how Somalia always leaves visitors wanting more. From wildlife found nowhere else on planet Earth to incredibly friendly locals that are ready to welcome you to their countries, Somalia is a destination that should be on your travel bucket list. Here are 7 stunning locations in Somalia that you need to visit:
Somalia Tourism: 15 Top-Rated Tourist Attractions in Somalia 2020/2021
You are in the middle of planning your trip and do not yet know where you want to travel this year? Let yourself be inspired by our 15 most popular and most beautiful holiday destinations in 2020 - whether for summer or winter holidays. In addition to the classic holiday destinations such as Mogadishu or Somaliland, somewhat more special destinations such as Puntland or Hirshabelle are also among the top travel destinations this year.
The Tomb of the Unknown Soldier
Lag Badana-Bushbush National Park
Sa'ad ad-Din Islands
Adale Beach (Cadale)
Let's Explore 15 Top-Rated Tourist Attractions in Somalia 2020/2021
Somalia Tourism: History, culture and natural beauty.
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1. Laas Geel
Laas Geel, also spelled Laas Gaal, are cave formations on the rural outskirts of Hargeisa, Somaliland, situated in the Maroodi Jeex region of the country.
2 . Mount Shimbiris
Mount Shimbiris is the highest peak in Somalia. It has an elevation of 2,460 metres above sea level. It is located in the Al Madow mountain range in the Sanaag region.
3. The Tomb of the Unknown Soldier
TheTomb of the Unknown Soldier, A monument erected in honour of the Somali men and women who died in defense of the Somali Republic. It's popularly known as Daljirka Dahsoon, and it is an important landmark in Mogadishu.
4. Catholic Church
Mogadishu Cathedral (Italian:Cattedrale di Mogadiscio) is a ruined Roman Catholic cathedral located in Mogadishu,Somalia. Between 1928 and 1991, it served as the seat of the Roman Catholic Diocese of Mogadiscio. Built in 1928 by Italian colonial authorities.
5. Golis Mountains
6. Ras Hafun
Ras Hafun, also known as Cape Hafun, is a promontory in the northeastern Bari region of Somalia. Jutting out into the Guardafui Channel, it constitutes the easternmost point in Africa. The area is situated near the Cape Guardafui headland. It is joined to the mainland at the town of Foar, by a sand spit 20.0 km long, 1.0–3.0 km in width, and 5.0 m above sea level.
7. Cape Guardafui
Cape Guardafui is a headland in the autonomous Puntland region in Somalia. Coextensive with Puntland's Gardafuul administrative province, it forms the geographical apex of the Horn of Africa. Its shore at 51°27'52"E is the second easternmost point on mainland Africa after Ras Hafun. Its adjacent locality is called Ras Asir.
8. Lag Badana-Bushbush National Park
Lag Badana National Park is a national park of Somalia. It is located on the far southern coast
9. Sa'ad ad-Din Islands
The Sa'ad ad-Din Islands, also Romanized as Sa'ad-ed-din and known as the Zeila Archipelago, are group of islands off the northern coast of Somalia. They are situated near the ancient city of Zeila. The Zeila Archipelago is made of six small islands all of which are low-lying and have sandy beaches.
10. Masjid al-Qiblatayn
Masjid al-Qiblatayn, also known as Labo-qibla mosque is a mosque in Zeila, situated in the northwestern Awdal region of Somalia.
11. Koyama Island
Koyoma Island is a Somali island in Jubaland that is the second largest island of the Bajuni Islands archipelago in the Somali sea, situated only 1.5 km from the mainland coast of Somalia. It is 5.3 km long and up to two kilometres wide, and features a large bay or lagoon opening towards the mainland coast. At 6.38 km², it is almost equal in size to Chula, which measures 6.40 km². Koyama island has two separate villages, Koyama and Koyamani. Koyama is rich in historic ruins and monuments such as pillar tombs.
12. Secondo Lido Beach
Secondo Lido Beach is a beach in Somalia's capital, Mogadishu, which overlooks the Somali Sea. The name Lido derives from the Italian word for "beach". The name Liido is also very popular amongst locals.
Swimming at Liido Beach is probably one of the best memories I have from my time growing up in Mogadishu and up there with my favourite things to do in Mogadishu as a child. Although there are quite a few great beaches in Mogadishu, Liido Beach is my favourite along with that of many other Mogadishu locals.
Amazing places, Historical background, nice view such as Italian Lighthouse, a must visit. Being the busiest spot in Mogadishu, Secndo Liido is a heart of the city.
13. Sacadin island
14. Adale Beach
15. Goobweyn Beach & River
Goobweyn town in the southern Lower Juba (Jubbada Hoose) region of Somalia.It is one of the best beautiful beaches in Somalia, Where Jubba river meets Indian Ocean. its so colored, stunning nature and fresh Indian Oceanwith magnificent views.