Meet the extravagant city that is perched on a rock 150 meters in the desert

Meet the extravagant city that is perched on a rock 150 meters in the desert

The world is full of incredibly beautiful places and Yemen is one of those places. desert country on the southern tip of the Arabian Peninsula. It consists of a succession of sand hills and powerful Rocky Mountains. Here is a city that is perched on a rock 150 meters in the desert … it’s amazing and you know yes or yes!

Al-Haid Jazil, the amazing city that is built on a gigantic rock:

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Location?  In Yemen, along the Wadi Dawan.

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This city is densely populated . Being situated on a rock, space is obviously very limited. That’s why the city has been forced to grow high.

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Only agricultural land are located along the bank of the river , drawing water that occurs during the hot summer season.

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The number of citizens is increasing and also the houses at the top, as new residents build their homes in the surrounding hills.

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The houses are clinging to the rock with mud and wood . At an altitude between 100 and 200 meters above the valley.

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The skyscraper adobe can be found in other cities , likeShibam , known as “the Manhattan of the desert”.

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Another nearby village is Kaylla in Wadi Dawan.

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This  building  color that stands out from others is a wonder to theeye.

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Due to the Syrian conflict , in recent years, the buildings have not received much maintenance so they run the risk of falling.

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This curious, bizarre and beautiful piece of cultural architecturemust be preserved … Please! 

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