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Sira Fortress, Aden

#3 of 8 in Historic Sites in Yemen
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. Put Sira 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 »
  • Too short of the Castle towns of crater was previously hard to access only through her work many drawer flat road to reach it walking of course but not in the car with a history like this anecdotal historical monuments
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  • 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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