Yemen Tour Guide: Hoteib Last updated on
Monday 26th April 2010
An important and picturesque village, nestling in the mountains; goal of the Ismaeli pilgrims.
Terraces on the mountainside grow qat and coffee.
As you like 'Yemen Tour Guide: Hoteib' you may also like following articles . . .
Christianity, Judaism, Islam & the dynasties
British & Turkish domination
Separate states & unification
A typical mountain village. Mountain paths leading down to the village make an interesting walk.
Situated 8km south of Ibb, on a hill of basalt between two connecting valleys, this is another former capital of the Yemen from the Middle Ages. It was once the chosen capital of Queen Arwa...
Lying at the foot of the mountain below the stronghold of Kawkaban, Shibam was once the capital of a small, independent highland state.
Ancient inscriptions can be found on the stones of...
This western-Sudanese mountain range is dominated by the second-highest mountain in the Sudan, known as Jebel Marra. This is an extinct volcano which rises to a height of 3071 metres.
A small coastal village said to have been the birthplace of algebra in the Middle Ages, when it contained no less than 230 colleges.
It was founded in 820 AD by Muhammad ibn Abdullah ibn...
A typical fortified mountain village, which provides some perfect examples of dry-stone building.