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Bab al-Yemen, Sanaa

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Landmark · Tourist Spot
See the former southern gate of the Sana fortress at Bab al-Yemen, which today represents a bustling part of the city popular mainly among shoppers. The first version of the gate was built over a thousand years ago, but today's incarnation was constructed by the Turks in the 17th century. While mingling with hundreds of locals and tourists, pay attention to the gate's architecture and design, characteristic of Yemen. You can find all kinds of goods sold at the small market here--from fruits, spices, and different grains, to clothes, handmade dishes, and jewelry. You can plan Sanaa trip in no time by asking Inspirock to help create your itinerary.
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  • Bab al-Yemen is a historical Yemeni restaurant chain in Amman and has now made its way to other countries. The one here is great, but the original one is located in Jubeiha, Amman. These restaurants.....  more »
  • One of old and famous place in sanaa once you are there you feel how old us this city The gate is so huge and is do busy and crowded since early morning  more »
  • One of the most marvelous ancient gates with a dramatic distinct design which had been built in the world. It is a historical place which it's dated to three thousand years ago. It is located at the entrance of the historical city of Old Sana'a with a magnificent overlook to the city.
  • Bab Al-Yemen (the Gate of Yemen) is a must visit place for anyone who visits Sanaa. This place is a 3000 years old. History is scented in every corner of its alleys, houses, cafes and shops. People are show high level of hospitality, kindness and helpfulness. Silver is so unique and easy to find amazing vintage quality with valuable stones.

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