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Dar al-Hajar

Wadi Dhahr, Sanaa, Yemen
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A Royal Rock Palace, a Must Visit .!

Dar Al-Hajar (Rock Palace).. Located in northwest of Sana'a in the middle of Wadi Dhahr, 25 km away... read more

Reviewed 10 November 2017
Algharati
,
Istanbul
Amazing palace

loved this unique and historic palace or castle. must visit rich of history and art beside early... read more

Reviewed 1 March 2016
JNR_RWH
,
Kuwait City, Kuwait
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Wadi Dhahr, Sanaa, Yemen
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Reviewed 10 November 2017

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 inhabited by prehistoric people. It is the most...More

2  Thank Algharati
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Reviewed 1 March 2016

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 all destroyed or distorted.

2  Thank JNR_RWH
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Reviewed 30 January 2016

fantastic place. I have been in yemen a whole month and yemen is one of the best things I have seen in my life. dar al hajar is a magical place and the time you need to reach it is worthless, and the location is...More

2  Thank 63jonesthecat
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Reviewed 10 October 2015 via mobile

The city is lonely but when The coral comes so like a story what is in a little a place in a secret little secret place in Sanaa

1  Thank sam s
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Reviewed 19 September 2015

Unimaginable location as this building lies on a cliff.Wonder how the people of yesteryears move about in this castle.

1  Thank rozy18
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Reviewed 26 July 2015

I had the opportunity to visit this special place whilst working in Yemen in 2006-2008. A once in a life time trip.

2  Thank thomo3348
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Reviewed 21 July 2015 via mobile

It's amazing to see this palace, built and carved 5 levels on the rocks about 700 years ago as I was told. To know more about this great country and how smart architecture they had in the old times. You can enjoy the views to...More

1  Thank Hesham A
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Reviewed 6 July 2015

You have to be amazed at the age of some of the buildings in the Yemen some date back over 2000 years, It's a pity that there is so much up rest in this country at present.

2  Thank VicDrees
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Reviewed 7 January 2015 via mobile

It is historical place you wouldn't imagine how they could build it it one of the greatest place you should visit it in your life

2  Thank Nabil A
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Reviewed 3 January 2015

If we see photos of yemen , this is the photo that says it all . Take a tour here with a guide who will take you up to this amazing little palace from where you can see the surrounding countryside . Its all original...More

5  Thank Saskiagrav
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