Step back in time and explore the World Heritage Site of Old City, 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. Put Old City on your schedule, and learn what else deserves a visit by using our Sanaa trip planner .
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ماذا اقول فالروح في صنعاء والقلب في صنعاء والانفاس احتبست في صنعاء وكانها سحر ليس مثلها ارض ولا مثلها سماء اعذروني فانا مغرم بصنعاء حد الثماله more »What do I say the spirit is in Sanaa and the heart is in Sanaa and the breaths are retained in Sanaa as if it is magic not like Earth or sky excuse me I am in love with Sanaa the drunk
大好きなイエメンに再び来てこの街並みが残っていてほっとしました お菓子の家のような粘土細工ででも作られてような町に人で賑わってどこか 人肌を感じる優しさがあります more »I was relieved to come back to my favorite Yemen again, and it was a relief to feel the human skin somewhere crowded with people in the town that is made even by clay work like the House of Sweets.
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