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Old Walled City of Shibām - Ḩaḑramawt - Yemen
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Shibam is certainly one of the most architecturally outstanding places in the world. This dense walled maze of five hundred mud-brick skyscrapers seems to grow right out of the Yemeni desert. Many of its buildings date back to the 1500s—the city is as impressive from a distance as it is inside the city walls.

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Uploaded: 24/02/2010
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