Raining upon historical houses in old city of Sana’a in Yemen.
Sana’a has been inhabited for more than 2,500 years. In the 7th and 8th centuries the city became a major centre for the propagation of Islam.
Sana’a is directly and tangibly associated with the history of the spread of Islam in the early years of the Hegira.
The Great mosque of Sana’a, built in year 6 of Hegira, is known as the first mosque built outside Mecca and Medina.
The Old City of Sana’a has contributed to and played a major role in Yemeni, Arab and Islamic World history through
the contributions of historical Yemeni figures including Al Hassan B. Ahmed Al Hamdany, Ahamed Al Razy and Al Shawkany.
Read more about what UNESCO writes about the old city of Sana’a : https://whc.unesco.org/en/list/385/