Sanaa Daily Life Tour (Self Guided), Sanaa

Sanaa, an ancient city and the capital of Yemen, is home to a number of cultural, historical and commercial sites, including business offices of major world corporations. Learn more about the daily lives of this cosmopolitan city’s residents in the following tour.
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Sanaa Daily Life Tour Map

Guide Name: Sanaa Daily Life Tour
Guide Location: Yemen » Sanaa (See other walking tours in Sanaa)
Guide Type: Self-guided Walking Tour (Sightseeing)
# of Attractions: 6
Tour Duration: 2 hour(s)
Travel Distance: 4.8 Km or 3 Miles
Author: Ella
Sight(s) Featured in This Guide:
  • Fish Market
  • Henry de Monford French Cultural Center
  • Abu Baker Mosque
  • Sanaa Trade Center
  • Attan Park
  • Expo Apollo
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Fish Market

1) Fish Market

The Fish Market, located behind the Italian Embassy on Old Airport Road, offers fresh fish and seafood from the Red Sea each morning. If you are looking for great seafood at low prices, be sure to pay a visit to this popular market.
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Henry de Monford French Cultural Center

2) Henry de Monford French Cultural Center

The Henry de Monford French Cultural Center, with assistance from the Franco-Yemen Cultural Cooperation, features numerous exhibitions, concerts, plays, lectures and classes. Located on Hadda Street, be sure to visit this fascinating attraction to enjoy the work of local and French artists and performers.
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Abu Baker Mosque

3) Abu Baker Mosque

Abu Baker Mosque, dating back to the early 20th century, was designed in the Yemeni style with Turkish architectural influences. Although those who are not members are forbidden inside, you can still behold its impressive dome and minaret from Algiers Street.
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Sanaa Trade Center

4) Sanaa Trade Center

Located on Algiers Street, the Sanaa Trade Center, referred to by locals as Markaz Libee, is a modern five-story shopping mall. It offers a wide range of quality high-end merchandise. You can find traditional and contemporary clothing, perfumes, shoes, food and many other items. Be sure to visit the great chocolate shop located here as well.
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Attan Park

5) Attan Park

Attan Park, a public green space near the Expo Apollo, is a great place to relax and enjoy the peaceful scenery. Richly landscaped with lush flowerbeds and ornamental plants, you will find this popular city park off of 60 Meters Road.
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Expo Apollo

6) Expo Apollo

Constructed in 1989 on the west side of Sanaa, the Expo Apollo hosts various conferences and meetings for local and international corporations. A popular place for local businessmen, it is located on a 44,000 square meter green space and includes a 4,704 square meter indoor hall, as well as an outdoor exhibition area covering 1,400 square meters.

Walking Tours in Sanaa, Yemen

Create Your Own Walk in Sanaa

Create Your Own Walk in Sanaa

Creating your own self-guided walk in Sanaa is easy and fun. Choose the city attractions that you want to see and a walk route map will be created just for you. You can even set your hotel as the start point of the walk.
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
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