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シバームの旧城壁都市(Old Walled City of Shibam)

国名:ye Yemen

登録年:1982年

登録基準:(iii),(iv),(v)
Surrounded by a fortified wall, the 16th-century city of Shibam is one of the oldest and best examples of urban planning based on the principle of vertical construction. Its impressive tower-like structures rise out of the cliff and have given the city the nickname of ‘the Manhattan of the desert’.

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