Away from the ravages of war… 10 photos of Yemen as its people would like to see it

When talking about Yemen, the first thing that comes to mind is images of war and destruction. But Yemen also has an ancient heritage, a civilization that stretches back to before Christmas, and a picturesque nature, which many Yemenis who are active on the Internet show to other people.

One of the initiatives and accounts by social network sites that work to show the nobility and beauty of nature in Yemen with the aim of correcting first the negative stereotype about the country affected by the war, and secondly internal and encourage external tourism, “Yemen photosThe account with more than 75,000 Twitter followers, andYemen placesHe is followed by about 39 thousand on Twitter as well, andYemen has buried a treasureHe has over 22,000 followers on Twitter.

In this report, we have selected for you ten magical places that Yemenis would like to introduce:

Socotra Beaches

famous Socotra Island asMaldives Yemen/Arabs” because of the beauty of its nature. The Socotra archipelago is located on the southern coast of the Arabian Peninsula in front of the city of Mukalla, east of the Gulf of Aden, where the Indian Ocean meets the Arabian Sea. The Socotra- archipelago consists of a main island, Socotra, the largest of the Arabian and Yemeni islands overall (length It is 125 km long and 42 km wide, with a coastline that stretches up to 300 km) and is inhabited by approximately 44,880 thousand people inhabit.

Not many people know that Yemen has 183 islands, 25% of which have no names, and they are spread over four main archipelagos, Socotra being one of them. These Yemeni islands are characterized by a tropical climate, golden sand and waters of a high degree of purity that qualify them to be a global destination for leisure and ecotourism.

Haraz Mountains

Mountains are Haraz A mountainous region in the middle of the capital, Sanaa, and Al Hudaydah. It is one of the most important areas of environmental and cultural tourism in Yemen. In 2002, Yemen submitted an application to register the site on the UNESCO World Heritage List.

What is astonishing about these heights is the disappearance of the boundary between buildings and landscape, between rocky parts and cultivated terraced lands. In addition to the artistic mixing between green, yellow, black, gray and other colors.

In general, the terrain of Sanaa is spread between high mountains and fertile agricultural valleys, and it has the highest mountain peak and the Arabian Peninsula, which is the summit of Jabal al-Nabi Shuaib, which rises about 3760 meters above sea level. .

Nature in Rima

Province is located Rimah In the middle of the western mountain range, it is one of the governorates created in 2004. It is about 200 km away from the capital, Sana’a, and its population constitutes 1.05% of the total population of Yemen.

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The province is characterized by the beauty of nature and the high mountains which are also covered with greenery. In addition to the “charming valleys and lush forests,” Rimah is sometimes known as the “neighbor of the clouds,” “a garden hanging between heaven and earth,” and “the capital of the clouds.”

Raymah includes dozens of archaeological and tourist sites, including historical mosques such as the Al-Delaa Mosque and the Grand Mosque in Al-Jubin, historical forts such as Goran Fort and Jabal Hazr, and natural sites such as Jabal Al-Sharaf and the waterfall of Dahiyat Al -Rubb.

Shibam archaeological site

known as a city Shibam The archaeological sites in Hadhramaut have been described as “Manhattan/Chicago of the Desert” and have been included in the UNESCO World Heritage List since 1982.Say Many Yemenis are home to the world’s first skyscraper.

The town dates from the 16th century and is built on a cliff or cliff that rises several hundred meters above the valley floor. Before Islam, the star of the city rose until it became the capital of the Kingdom of Hadramout in the year 300 AD, after the destruction of its previous capital, Shabwa.

It was designed in the form of a fortified rectangle divided into streets and squares. Architecturally, it is a good example of human settlement, land use and urban planning.

Iqalt waterfall

Waterfall I said he The most beautiful waterfalls of Yemen and one of the most popular tourist destinations for visitors to Yemen, especially when it rains. The waterfall is located in the Al-Arqoub area of ​​Al-Mahweet governorate, northwest of Sana’a, which is known for the greenery that covers it throughout the year and for the large number of archaeological and historical tourist sites.

Al-Hajar House in Sana’a

castle Dar Al-Hajar is one of the architectural masterpieces and historical buildings that stand on one of the fertile valleys – Wadi Dhahr – in Sana’a. Some consider it one of “the wonders of historic Yemeni architecture”. In the past, the “Dar Al-Hajar” was the seat of the kings of the Sabea state, before it became a museum and a tourist attraction in 1962.

Seven houses in the Yemeni architectural style have stood tall for about 3,000 years, some of which were built with black Abyssinian stone, while others were carved into the rock. With very spacious halls and boards, bedrooms and accessories such as kitchens, bathrooms, laundry rooms, servants’ and guards’ quarters. And at the gate of the palace stands the perennial “Talouqa” tree, which is estimated to be about 700 years old.

The ancient city of Shibam in Hadramout, Yemen, is known as “Manhattan/Chicago of the Desert” and has been on the UNESCO World Heritage List since 1982. Many Yemenis say it is home to the world’s first skyscraper

Dagthour Dam

Dam is famous Aldgthor In Wadi Jardan, it is considered one of the most beautiful natural recreation spots in Shabwa. Moreover, one of the most famous dams in the country. It is situated in the midst of large rocky hills and relies on rainwater and seasonal streams, especially in the autumn season, for its sustenance.

In addition to its aesthetic appearance, the Daghthurdam supplies water to around 10,000 people and is used to irrigate the neighboring agricultural land.

Bugshan Palace

castle Bugshan is one of the important archaeological landmarks in Hadhramout Governorate, and it is the largest palace in the left valley of Doan, and it is only bigger than the Bin Laden palace in the right valley of Doan. It is one of the most beautiful architectural buildings and an exceptional model for the old houses in Hadramout and Yemen.

The area of ​​the palace is about 800 square meters, and it has two main entrances, one for men and the other for women. It has two back doors, and it consists of eight floors.

There are over 37 rooms, each with its own bathroom. The palace has 200 doors made of sidr or tin, inlaid with iron and made by hand. The palace, which took 10 years to build, appears as a painting with bright colors on its walls and exterior windows.

Doan Valley

known as Wadi beggingIt is one of the valleys of western Hadramout, and is referred to as the “Valley of Secrets and Wonders” and sometimes as the “Valley of the Beloved.” It branches at its end into the right valley and the left valley.

The valley includes many historic villages including spouse Anddesertion Walrus

Bulbul Valley

valley falls nightingale Between the districts of Al-Jaafaria and Al-Jubin in the rugged nature of Raymah governorate. Throughout the vision in Wadi Al-Bulbul, the green color paints a bright natural painting, complete with the sounds of rustling trees and the singing of birds and sparrows, while the shape of the grooves dug by the streams in the folds of this valley becomes, an incomparable touch of beauty.

In addition to these natural and tourist sites, accounts that work to paint a positive image of Yemen share documentation of harvest seasons, especially coffee, which is a national treasure, andfig the black. And the definition of the most prominent social customs, especially on special occasions andweddings.

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