Old Cities and Towns

Old city of Sana’a

Old City is the heart of Sana'a. The entire district is a work of art. The area is so well-preserved that you can walk more than a kilometer in any direction without coming across a single new building


A 1,000-year-old Yemen's Gate, one of the most visited site in Sana'a

Historic Town of Zabid

One of the oldest towns in the country. It was Yemen's capital from the 13th to the 15th century. Elaborate building patterns adorn the city's disappearing traditional architecture

Shibam: City Built on Mud

Houses made out of mud brick, and are about 500 of them are tower blocks, which rise 5 to 11 storeys high. This architectural style was used in order to protect residents from Bedouin attacks

Old town in Mahwit

Capital city of Al Mahwit Governorate Yemen, It is located at an elevation of about 2000 metres

Sa’dah Old city

The Houthis, as the Zaidi Shia Muslims are called, are firmly entrenched in Saada, and are also active in several neighboring governorates

Mocha (Muza): Part of Incense Route of Yemen

Mocha is famous for being the major marketplace for coffee. Mocha beans itself did not grow in Mocha, but was transported from places inland to the port in Mocha, where it was shipped abroad