Things to do in Yemen

Yemen ( ( listen); Arabic: ٱلْيَمَن‎, translit. al-Yaman), officially known as the Republic of Yemen (Arabic: ٱلْجُمْهُورِيَّة ٱلْيَمَنِيَّة‎, translit. al-Jumhūriyyah al-Yamaniyyah), is a country at the southern end of the Arabian Peninsula. Yemen is the second-largest Arab sovereign state in the peninsula, occupying 527,970 square kilometres (203,850 square miles). The coastline stretches for about 2,000 kilometres (1,200 miles). It is bordered by Saudi Arabia to the north, the Red Sea to t

Jabal Haraz

Jabal Haraz is a mountain region of Yemen, between Sana'a and al-Hudayda. In the 11th century it was the stronghold of the Sulaihid dynasty, many of w

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Shaharah

Shahareh or Shehara (Arabic: شهارة‎) is a large mountain village and seat of Shaharah District of the 'Amran Governorate, Yemen. The village "lies at

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Socotra

Socotra (Arabic: سُقُطْرَى‎ Suquṭra), also called Soqotra, located between the Guardafui Channel and the Arabian Sea, is the largest of four islands o

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Abd al Kuri

Abd al Kuri (Arabic: عبد الكوري‎) is a rocky island in the Guardafui Channel. As a part of the Socotra Archipelago of the Socotra Governorate of Yemen

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Big Ben Aden

Big Ben Aden (Arabic: بيج بن عدن‎ ) is a clock tower built by British engineers, along with locals, beside Aden Harbour in Yemen during the period th

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National Museum of Yemen

The National Museum of Yemen in Sana'a, Yemen, was founded in 1971 in Dar al-Shukr (Palace of Gratefulness) which is one of the Yemeni Imam Palaces. I

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Jabal al-Tair Island

Jabal al-Tair Island (Jebel Teir, Jabal al-Tayr, Tair Island, Al-Tair Island, Jazirat at-Tair; Arabic: جزيرة جبل الطير‎ Jazīrat Jabal aṭ-Ṭayr, literal

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