Literally the garden city of Sana’a. Points of interest: the architecture of the Imam Gasim Mosque from the 17th century, the rural clay houses made in the Sana’a style and the vineyards.
The green Wadi Dhar is famous for the Dar al-Hadschar palace (Rock House), which was erected on a rock standing in the valley.
The Yemenis like to come with their families to this vantage point overlooking the beautiful Wadi Dhar. On Friday you can watch the traditional dances of all male guests invited to a weeding.
Manakhah is the center of the Haraz region with the 3000m high mountain djabal shibam. Architecture and landscape are in harmony. Manakhah itself is situated between these mountains.
A typical highland village, just one hour walk from Manakhah.
It is the second highest mountain in Yemen of (3070) meters height.
It embraces the city of Taiz from the south and includes a lot of wellsprings and fertile soil where various sorts of fruits are growing. The nice weather and spectacular scenery of the mountain makes it one of the best tourist resorts in the country.
One of the famous tourist recreations in Yemen, and a significant center for the traditional textiles industry. It is also the favourable holiday destination for the inhabitants of Hodeidah city, particularly, over the first week of June, as people there used to celebrate the harvest reaping of dates, and horse races, folk music and dances are organized.
A very beautiful place some 56km away from the capital Sana’a. It is a fertile agricultural area characterized by its abundant waterfalls, which were used to operate the mills in the past.