Cities of Faith
Cities of Faith | Sana'a, Yemen
Season 1, Episode 13 • 21m
Sana'a is the capital city of Yemen and is considered one of the oldest continuously inhabited cities in the world. The city has a rich history in the context of Islam as it is home to several significant Islamic landmarks and historical sites. Sana'a is particularly known for its Old City, which is a UNESCO World Heritage Site, and is renowned for its distinctive architecture that reflects the city's Islamic heritage. The city also boasts several notable mosques, including the Great Mosque of Sana'a, which is one of the oldest mosques in Yemen and is believed to have been built during the lifetime of the Prophet Muhammad. Overall, Sana'a remains an important center of Islamic culture and heritage in the Arabian Peninsula.
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