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Sira Fortress, Aden

#3 of 8 in Historic Sites in Yemen
Castle · Tourist Spot
More than 1,000 years old, Sira Fortress stands as witness to the development and the history of the country. From its hilltop position, the citadel fulfilled its defensive purpose, keeping at bay even the great army of Ottoman Sultan Selim I. See the remains of the once-glorious castle, and learn more about its most prosperous period, rulers, and the daily life of its citizens. PutSira Fortress into our Aden travel planning app and find out what's close by, where to stay, and where to head next.
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  • We cruised by here on the way to Egypt. Since there were multiple warnings about prates on the open sea we all laid as low as possible.  more »
  • dated since the 11th century, the best place for you to oversee aden from the mountain. You need to watch you next step as you climb the mountain as well as in the castle, you gonna need to use your.....  more »
  • It is such a charming place to spend time with the family or friends
  • Local food in Aden along with fish speciality

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