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Old City of Sanaa, Sanaa

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Step back in time and explore the World Heritage Site of Old City of Sanaa, the historic district of Yemen’s capital city, known for its distinctive architectural style and marked by picturesque old tower-houses. Made out of rammed earth, all of the multiple-story houses, mosques, and bathhouses have stood for more than 1,000 years, and boast intricate carvings, detailed lacy decorations, and stained glass windows. Get lost in the lively narrow streets and verdant courtyards of the old city, fringed by partially preserved ancient walls, or roam the stalls of the bustling marketplace, which offers traditional handicrafts and aromatic spices. To visit Old City of Sanaa and get the most from your holiday in Sanaa, create itinerary details personal to you using our Sanaa trip itinerary planner.
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  • You cannot believed how it's building protectively and did not affected from several catastrophic events, war, environment, really history can telling visitors and did not forget it at all.  more »
  • The old Sanaa walled city remains imresive even for locals. It must be seen at least once in a month. Unfortunaely the current security isue is still a challenge till the war on Yemen ends. Untill the...  more »
  • Lets hope that war and hunger will stop tormenting Yemen and allow them to enjoy life in this marvelous and beautiful country. Nobody should have to live in fear and worry about where their next meal ...  more »