The territory of Yemen covers the southwestern part of the Arabian Peninsula: the farm country south and the Red Sea and made the Horn of Africa with the Gulf of Aden. Yemen remains an economically very poor country beset by constant political strife preventing any stabilization attempt. Relatively secret for Western travelers, Yemen, land of ancient Islam, possesses treasures scattered in the desert and difficult country, like the capital Sanaa https://www.cityzeum.com/vieille-ville-de-sanaa perched in a mountainous area above 2000 meters altitude. Sanaa In a high valley surrounded by high peaks, https://www.cityzeum.com/vieille-ville-de-sanaa Sanaa, capital of Yemen https://www.cityzeum.com/tourisme/yemen, it is -even based in over two thousand meters, in a desert region to the arid climate which almost covers the entire country. ancient city, Sanaa was from the Middle Ages an important religious center, a center of diffusion of Islam. The historic center of Sanaa is a World Heritage Site by UNESCO, and has a very particular iconic cityscape of Yemen's culture: how not to be impressed by the countless ancient tower houses, past the eleventh century, or the profusion mosques from central Sanaa?