Gondershe

Gondershe

Gondershe, also known as El Torre, is a town in Somalia. It is an ancient stone city built on an oasis. The town's ruins consist of typical Somali architecture, such as coral stone houses, fortifications, tombs and mosques. It is said to date from the medieval Ajuran period.

Site Information

Country: Somalia

District: Lower Shebelle

Category: Historic Cities and Regions

Site History: 15th Century AD

Oldest Culture: Islamic

Later Cultures: Mixed

Site Features: Islamic Monuments

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