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Al-Hajjarah Village, Yemen

From series “15 Sparsely Populated Places for Solitude with Wildlife”
In Yemen, you can visit an isolated Al-Hajjarah Village. Earlier this village was a prosperous town where people mostly worked in a trade industry. The main peculiarity of it is the saved old stone houses that were built on the rocks at the edge of the gulf. Stones for the building were taken from the nearby stone pits. The houses stay close to each other and remind a united inaccessible bastion.

Al-Hajjarah Village, Yemen It is interesting to note that there wasn’t used any additional mortars. These houses look like united complexes made of huge stones that stay hurtless within hundreds of years. They were built in the 12th century when Yemen was occupied by Turkish conquerors. At that time the town had an advantage ground.

Over the years the town had lost its status, and now it attracts travellers with its calm and peaceful atmosphere. Al-Hajjarah Village is usually included in the observing excursion of the mountain region. These places have not only historical and architectural but also nature landmarks. The climate of the region is not good. There aren’t many plants because of the arid climate. Meanwhile, a great number of locals grow there a chilli pepper. In the local shop, you can buy spices of the highest quality – the most popular souvenir among tourists. Next - Filicudi Island

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Al-Hajjarah Village - interactive map

Useful staff nearby

ATM bankomat: 'HSBC Bank' located in 20 km ( check the route on the map).
Car rental office: 'Al Washah LLC' is located in 31 km ( on the map).
Fuel station: 'Oil Station' in 16 km
Supermarket: 'دكان حامد وخالد' in 13 km
Parking: 'موقف سيارات' in 30 km
Apotheek: 'Faraaheedi Pharmacy' in 21 km
Police station: 'مكتب شيخ الحمراء' in 22 km
Cafe/restaurant: 'Rose Lounge' in 4.39 km

Nearest airports:
 »  Seeb Airport MCT - in 92 km
 »  Al Ain International Airport AAN - in 227 km
 »  Fujairah Airport FJR - in 246 km
 »  Sharjah Airport SHJ - in 313 km
 »  Ras Al Khaimah Airport RKT - in 314 km
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Best hotels near Al-Hajjarah Village

Misfah Old House

Located in 19 km from Al-Hajjarah Village
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Rooms: 12
All rooms are fitted with tiled floors and have got large windows. Each room offers mattresses, blankets and pillows. The bathroom is fitted with a … More: photo, rates and booking
Assas Al Jabal Apartments

Located in 20 km from Al-Hajjarah Village
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Rooms: 24
Each unit features tiled floors. The apartment includes a private balcony, a separate living room with a flat-screen TV and a fully equipped kitchen. … More: photo, rates and booking
Majan Guest House L.L.C.

Located in 26 km from Al-Hajjarah Village
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Rooms: 21
Rooms at Majan Guest House L.L.C. are equipped with air conditioning, TV sets and minibar. They all include private bathrooms. Guests can benefit … More: photo, rates and booking
Golden Tulip Nizwa Hotel

Located in 29 km from Al-Hajjarah Village
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Rooms: 120
With air conditioning, a flat-screen satellite TV and tea and coffee making facilities, all classic-style rooms and suites at Nizwa Hotel come with a … More: photo, rates and booking

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