Ancient city of Shibam declared a World Heritage Site by UNESCO in 1982. Dubbed the Manhattan of the desert, Shibam is famous for its skyscrapers of clay-and-straw bricks that often reach up to eight floors high. Old Shibam, protected by UNESCO since 1982.
Yemen, January 2006.
Photo Antonietta Baldassarre INSIDE
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- Contained in galleries