In the 19th century the city of Mogadishu was leased to Italy and the Italians named it Mogadiscio. Till date Mogadishu is the business center for Somalia. The commercial and financial transactions mostly take place from here.

Being on the coasts, Mogadishu has majestic beaches, which are great tourist attractions. The tourism is also a great source of income for the people in Mogadishu. The good transport system as well as the hotels are definitely favorable for the travelers.

Some of the best Hotels are Safari Hotel, Hotel Nasa Hablod.