Image 2 of 6 from gallery of The 'Manhattan of the Desert': Shibam, Yemen's Ancient Skyscraper City.
travelingcolors: City of Queen Arwa, Jibla
Houses in Amran, Yemen. Amrān is a small city in western central Yemen.
Sana'a boasts some buildings of ancient origin as well as Souq al-Milh (the Salt Market), brimming with character and authenticity. Other top ancient sites in Yemen include Shibam, nicknamed the "Manhattan of the Desert;
Shibam, Hadramawt, Yemen, the world’s oldest skyscrapers