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tankTawilla Tanks

They are considered to be one of the historical land marks of Aden.   They were dug in the mountain toconserve water gushing down from Mount Shamsan.   These 18 tanks have a capacity of 20 million gallons.   They are situated in the South of Crater town.   It is believed that the Hemyarites built the Tanks in 427 BC, when the water stores in Marib exploded.   The Tanks are surrounded by a beautiful garden and an Ethnographical museum.

 Aidaroos Mosque

This mosque is considered one of the best known mosques in Aden.   Abubaker Abdulla AlAidaroos (Holy man) died in 1480 and after 338 years this mosque was erected to his memory at the spot where he was buried.   It was built in the old Yemeni-style.aidaroos

 Sira Island

The fort at the peak of the Sira Island in ancient times was used as a defensive position against foreign invasion.   The location of this island is of great importance and bears witness to part of Aden history, as the British occupied Aden from it during 1839.

 Aden Minaret

This is among Aden’s more valuable ancient historical remains.   Archaeologists state that it was possibly part of a great mosque constructed during the eight century.   It is unique in its outer design of a Seljuk type which may be attributable to the short stay of the Turks in Aden.

 Yafa

This is an important origin in the Southern part of Yemen.   It includes huge mountains and valleys.   The coffee from the villages is considered to be the best coffee of Yemen.   The architecture of these unique, huge palaces were nicely decorated.   It is one of the hidden region and still tourists not going to this area because of its difficult road; no hotel accommodation.   One day drive from Aden-Al Baida via Yafa region, it is worth to visit.

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