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Aden's Gem

dated since the 11th century, the best place for you to oversee aden from the mountain. You need to... read more

Reviewed August 24, 2016
Wajd G
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Dubai, United Arab Emirates
Great view

Great view and beautiful hot weather. You will feel tired after walking on the stairs, but at the... read more

Reviewed February 22, 2015
Mr Q
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Aug 24, 2016
“Aden's Gem”
Feb 21, 2015
“Great view”
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Creater, Aden, Yemen
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Reviewed 24 August 2016

dated since the 11th century, the best place for you to oversee aden from the mountain. You need to watch you next step as you climb the mountain as well as in the castle, you gonna need to use your phone flashlight to walk between...More

2  Thank Wajd G
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Reviewed 22 February 2015

Great view and beautiful hot weather. You will feel tired after walking on the stairs, but at the end it is worth it. It is sad that the government or non-profit organization taking care of this historical place or castle.

3  Thank Mr Q
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Reviewed 27 January 2015

One of the best attractions in Aden.. the city looks different from the castle. I loved it. It was really tough climbing up several hundreds pf steps, but it was a breathtaking experience. Very splendid view of the Indian Ocean, Gulf of Aden and the...More

1  Thank Mohammed A
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Reviewed 25 September 2014

In the old days climbing up to the fort was hard work. One had to work their way up through the rock, shale and rubble picking the best route. When I was there 3 years ago this MARVELLOUS stairway was in place. Very easy to...More

1  Thank tawilah
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Reviewed 10 September 2014

It's one of the touristic landmarks in Aden, it defines the insistence and bravery of the people at that time. This Castle has served as an impregnable Wall against the invaders. The way towards the castle is about 7 minutes walk as a Maximum for...More

3  Thank OMAR906
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Reviewed 4 April 2014

The Sira Castle is less of a residential castle and more of a fortification guarding the old port of Aden; there are gun emplacements and a rather small citadel. The view from the top is immense and well worth the 30 minute climb (for a...More

3  Thank akifsyed
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Reviewed 7 February 2014 via mobile

an awesome place with view of the sea perfect for family's trips and so on i just love it You can smell the sea then after your done you can go to one of the near restaurant and eat Mokhbaza yummmy Aden Rocks

3  Thank DoaaFahmi
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Reviewed 2 May 2013

Very nice small walk...the castle is nice but the view on the city of Aden and on the ocean is AMAZING, specially during the sunset!!

2  Thank AndreaMaro
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