Best Things To Do in Sanaa, Yemen

Have you ever visited a new place and felt ‘wow’ about it? For many visitors, it happens at Sanaa.

Sanaa may not be as popular as other cities in Yemen, but don’t let that fool you. Sanaa is a smaller but beautiful upcoming tourist destination that is worth a visit. You will be surprised by some of the unique things to do and places you can explore at this hidden destination.

You might wish to revisit it someday again, to take a break and relax at Sanaa.

If you have plans to visit Yemen and are not sure if Sanaa should be included in your itinerary, keep reading. In this list, we have put together some of the things to do in Sanaa and around. We have a hunch that if you include this city in your travel plans, you will be thrilled you did so.

Tourist Attractions in Sanaa

Here is the list of things to do in Sanaa and tourist attractions in city.

  1. Sana'a International Airport (El Rahaba Airport) Image

    Address: El Rahaba Airport, Sanaa, Yemen PO Box 886, Sanaa, Yemen

    Sana'a International Airport (El Rahaba Airport), Sanaa, Yemen is the main international airport in Yemen. It is located in the capital city of Sana'a, and is the hub for Yemenia, the national airline of Yemen. The airport is managed by the Civil Aviation and Meteorology Authority of Yemen.The airport has two runways, one of which is 3,000 meter...Read more
  2. Bab Al Yemen

    Address: Sanaa

    The gate leading to the old city of Sana’a is Bab Al-Yemen. It is one of the most important landmarks of the city which is surrounded by ancient walls. The old city has lot of Mosques, Hammas, and houses in it. 
  3. Great Mosque

    Address: Sana'a, Yemen

    It is one of the oldest mosques in the world, where the oldest known copy of Quran was discovered. Apart from it, the Al Shab Mosque is one of the largest mosques in the world.  
  4. National Museum And Military Museum

    Address: Sanaa

    The National museum is located in a former palace, which has now been converted into a Museum. It is the best place to know the culture and history of Yemen. The military Museum displays all the artifacts related to Yemeni Military.
  5. Khaleej Restaurant

    Address: Sana'a

    Yemeni cuisine consists of large variety of Food.
  6. Al Shamiri Plaza Hotel

    Address: Al Shamiri Plaza Hotel P.O. Box 4278. Sana'a. Telephone: ( 00 967 - 1 ) 279 100 or 279 592 / 279 798 / 279 346

    Yemeni cuisine consists of large variety of Food. Al Shamiri Plaza hotel has rooftop restaurant that serves good food and the view of old and new city is enchanting.
  7. Wadi Dhahr

    Address: Sanaa

    The valley is located few kilometers away from Sana’a. It has beautiful lush green fields, villages, and it faces the Rock Palace.