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Dar al-Hajar, Sanaa

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Castle · Tourist Spot
Climb to the top of an enormous rock to visit Dar al-Hajar, an ancient Yemeni royal palace. Admire the traditional architecture, with five floors made of carved stone more than 700 years ago, and pay attention to the towers made of burnt brick, featuring white gypsum ornaments. Take a walk around the summer palace, and enjoy the view of the natural landscape that surrounds you. Dar al-Hajar is just one of the many highlights you can arrange to see using our , international travel planner Edition.
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  • Dar Al-Hajar (Rock Palace).. Located in northwest of Sana'a in the middle of Wadi Dhahr, 25 km away from the city center. The first mention of Wadi Dhahr was in the seventh century B.C. as it was...  more »
  • loved this unique and historic palace or castle. must visit rich of history and art beside early days of mind wondering engineering and architecture. my visit was before the civil war, I hope its not....  more »

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