Here is a small topic about Sana’a, the city of Sanaa is distinguished by its mountainous nature and its natural scenery. If you are a fan of high mountains and watching its beauty, you want to see the greatness of history, you should go to Sana’a, because it is located in the heart of Yemen, on the mountain of Sarawat, which is one of the high mountainous regions, which It dates back to before the fifth century BC, which is the capital of Yemen, and the largest city in it, Arab travelers provide a brief history of the city of Sanaa.

A small topic about Sanaa

About the old city of Sanaa

In the past, it was a kingdom called Sheba, and Sanaa was the capital of this kingdom, and the area of ​​its lands was very small, extending along the mountain of Naqam from the east to Jabal Aiban from the west, and they called it an ancient city that removed and means solidity and strength, then the Ethiopians came and changed the name to me Well, it means a fortress or workmanship, because it was fortified with stones that are made in the city, but then the Himyarites gained their independence and established their own state.
And with the passage of ages, those who lived in it created the city, expanded its lands and areas, built buildings in it, spreading civilization, and became one of the big cities inside Yemen, which occupies a large part of its desert, specifically in the seventh century, Islam arrived in the city of Sana’a, and spread in it and some cities Beside it, and it follows the rule of the Muslims, which witnessed a remarkable development in this city, during the Ayyubid era, from the destinations of rocky buildings, to the establishment of many mosques, which are currently among the most famous mosques on a global level.
Among the most famous characteristic of this city are its mountains that are characterized by height and beauty, as well as its valleys and various crops next to these valleys, and there is the highest summit in Yemen and the Arabian Peninsula, which is Mount Shuaib, which reaches a height of 3760 meters from the surface of the sea, and also mountains such as the mountains of Al-Haimatin and the mountains of Haraz and the mountains Khulan East of the city.

The most important historical monuments in Sanaa are the mosques

Great Mosque

One of the most important characteristics of mosques in this city is that they have high minarets, which have domes that are characterized by intense white in their paint, and among the most famous mosques is the Great Mosque, which is the first mosque that was built not only in Sana’a but in all of Yemen, and was built in the era of the Prophet, may God bless him Peace be upon him, and the number of mosques in Sanaa reaches about 50 mosques.

Popular markets

Sanaa is known to have 20 markets in which goods and commodities are displayed, including the Salt Market, the Silver Souk, the Cloth Market, and the Copper Market.


Because of its ancient history and the succession of civilizations over it, there are many museums in this city that reflect the succession of civilizations to it, the most famous museum is the National Museum and was founded in the nineties, and the Military Museum was founded in the eighties.

Public baths

One of the most famous cities that features public baths, and is famous for relaxing, bathing or treatment.

Historic buildings

The architecture in the city of Sanaa is characterized by luxury and sophistication, and historians have classified it as unique and distinguished, because it contains many decorations with unique shapes and colors. Stone from ancient times, and this made them classified as historical cities and included in the World Heritage.

Its climate is moderate

The climate of the city is moderate throughout the summer and winter seasons, where temperatures remain constant at a natural rate, and because of its nature it has made this and the presence of terrain that I am happy to make it one of the cities characterized by a picturesque nature, such as the various plains and valleys, such as Wadi Al-Khader.


Precious stones are extracted from the stomachs of the mountains, which help in handcraft inside them, such as the manufacture of the Yamani garnet, which is a source of attraction for tourists in its acquisition.

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