Al-Sabeen Square, Sanaa

Al-Sabeen Square, Sanaa (must see)

Al-Sabeen Square, a place for Sanaa’s significant events and celebrations, is named in honor of the seventy day siege in 1967 and 1968 when the Republican Armed Forces were victorious and the Yemen Republican Government was established. On this square you will find the Memorial to the Unknown Soldier, beautiful lighting, lawns and flowerbeds.

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Al-Sabeen Square on Map

Sight Name: Al-Sabeen Square
Sight Location: Sanaa, Yemen (See walking tours in Sanaa)
Sight Type: Attraction/Landmark
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Walking Tours in Sanaa, Yemen

Create Your Own Walk in Sanaa

Create Your Own Walk in Sanaa

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Modern Sanaa Tour

Modern Sanaa Tour

Sanaa, a beautiful Arabian city with a heavy concentration of unique architectural landmarks, as the capital of Yemen contains the country’s best mosques, parks and attractions. Take the following tour to discover Sanaa’s modern district, see Yemen’s most beautiful mosque and other popular sites.

Tour Duration: 2 Hour(s)
Travel Distance: 4.2 Km or 2.6 Miles
Sanaa Bir-al Azab District Tour

Sanaa Bir-al Azab District Tour

Bir-al-Azab, within Sanaa’s Old Town, appeared in the 14th century as a place for state institutions and residences for the city’s aristocracy. This district’s central point, Al-Tahrir Square, is surrounded by museums and a number of cafes, restaurants and shops. Take the following tour to discover the fascinating attractions in Sanaa’s Bir-al Azab district.

Tour Duration: 2 Hour(s)
Travel Distance: 4.0 Km or 2.5 Miles
Sanaa Old Town Tour

Sanaa Old Town Tour

Dating back to the 10th century BC, Sanaa is one of the world’s oldest cities. Its historic district is a UNESCO World Heritage Site. Its astonishing architecture, including houses originally decorated with friezes and beautiful stained glass windows, are unique. Take the following tour down the ancient streets of Sanaa’s Old Town and discover thousands of years of history.

Tour Duration: 2 Hour(s)
Travel Distance: 2.5 Km or 1.6 Miles