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Dar al-Hajar, Sanaa

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Castle Tourist Spot
Climb to the top of an enormous rock to visit Dar al-Hajar, an ancient Yemeni royal palace. Admire the traditional architecture, with five floors made of carved stone more than 700 years ago, and pay attention to the towers made of burnt brick, featuring white gypsum ornaments. Take a walk around the summer palace, and enjoy the view of the natural landscape that surrounds you. It couldn't be easier to arrange your visit to Dar al-Hajar and many more Sanaa attractions: make an itinerary online using Inspirock's Sanaa vacation planner.
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  • loved this unique and historic palace or castle. must visit rich of history and art beside early days of mind wondering engineering and architecture. my visit was before the civil war, I hope its not ...  more »
  • fantastic place. I have been in yemen a whole month and yemen is one of the best things I have seen in my life. dar al hajar is a magical place and the time you need to reach it is worthless, and the ...  more »
  • The city is lonely but when The coral comes so like a story what is in a little a place in a secret little secret place in Sanaa  more »