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Tawilah Tanks Crater

Aden, Yemen
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Barren but Unique

My only purpose of giving 4 stars is potential of this attraction so unique you rarely find i hope... read more

Reviewed 3 July 2018
RehanSherwani
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Murqquab, United Arab Emirates
Historic Wonder

A cool spot in the heat of Crater. Although the restoration over the centuries has left few traces... read more

Reviewed 2 September 2015
Lijaha
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London
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Jul 2, 2018
“Barren but Unique”
Sep 2, 2015
“Historic Wonder”
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Reviewed 3 July 2018

My only purpose of giving 4 stars is potential of this attraction so unique you rarely find i hope situation will good politically so this place can be one of the best attraction in region. Pre-historic tanks system not very well managed now a days.

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Reviewed 2 September 2015

A cool spot in the heat of Crater. Although the restoration over the centuries has left few traces of the original workings, the fundamental engineering idea of capturing water flowing down the hillside remains impressive.

1  Thank Lijaha
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Reviewed 22 February 2015

It is a great place and a beautiful weather. I will recommend take a camera with you taking photos of a beautiful views. It is sad that there is no organization taking care of this historical place.

1  Thank Mr Q
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Reviewed 20 February 2015

The Tourist Harbour and its pier is a colourful place for a stroll, especially early or late in the day when boats, which range from traditional sambuqs (local boats) to giant supertankers, are coming and going in greater numbers. Read more: http://www.lonelyplanet.com/yemen/southern-yemen/aden/sights/beaches-islands-waterfronts/tourist-harbour#ixzz3SIn0XdmM

2  Thank Andrija D
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Reviewed 27 January 2015

I like the concept and architecture but and the connection between each tank. I dislike the graffiti that people made. It is ugly and really affect badly the beauty of the site.

1  Thank Mohammed A
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Reviewed 25 September 2014

Lived in Aden 1962 to 1965. Visited the tanks all the time. One can leave the usual route and branch left after Playfair Tank, on a faint track over the hills, there you will find all sorts of hidden tanks stretching way up into the...More

4  Thank tawilah
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Reviewed 10 September 2014

We arrived at 03:30 PM , the Guards were there ... there were plenty of Old men playing Dominoes on the Entrance. Entrance fee has been become ( 100 YER = 0.46 $), when you walk around the tanks you get that strange feeling about...More

4  Thank OMAR906
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Reviewed 7 April 2014

As I am a History Lover ... when I stand amongst these tanks I wonder all the time how did they build them ... and who built them ? since the Real builder of these Tanks seems to be unknown .... I really like them...More

2  Thank OMAR906
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Reviewed 4 April 2014

We rode up to what could have been the highlight of our tour to Aden but it was not to be. With hardly any tourists venturing into what is quite an unstable country, it was not surprising that the guard who could have let us...More

Thank akifsyed
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Reviewed 8 October 2012

I remember about Saharij Aden which called Tawilah Tanks Creter it's maybe look old and not being taking care of in in the wai it deserves but it will tell a story about how amazing minds who built such tanks and trying their best to...More

2  Thank Al3dania
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