Sana’a, Yemen. Sana'a is the capital of Yemen. Situated in a mountain valley at an altitude of m, Sana’a has been inhabited for more than years. Its many-storied tower-houses built of rammed earth (pisé) add to the beauty of the city.
Tower in Wadi Dhar, Yemen. Here, in the village of Suq al-Wadi, stands a famous rock palace. Its commanding position and evidence of an ancient well suggest that the site has been used as a lookout post for centuries. It is a classic example of Yemeni ar