Yemen Tour Guide: Thula Last updated on
Monday 26th April 2010
A village of pre-Islamic origin, situated along the ancient spice route, about 9km north of Shibam.
There are many remarkable examples of stone architecture, including tower houses, well-preserved aqueducts and splendidly carved water cisterns near the northern and southern gates.
Thula is built at the foot of a mountain with a fortress at the summit.
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