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Yemen: Shibam - "the Manhattan of the dese... - Secret World

Shibam, Yemen

Lara Kipling
by Lara Kipling
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Overview

Shibam - "the Manhattan of the desert" is Surrounded by a fortified wall, the 16th-century city of Shibam is one of the oldest and best examples of urban planning based on the principle of vertical construction.