Al-Qalis Church

Al-Qalis Church

Al-Qalis Church is an ancient ruined church located in the city of Sana'a, Yemen. It was constructed the by the Aksumite general Abraha sometime between 527 AD and the late 560 AD. The church was built to attract Arab pilgrims instead of Mecca.

Site Information

Country: Yemen

District: Sana’a Governorate

Site History: 6th Century AD

Oldest Culture: Christian

Later Cultures: Christian

Site Features: Christian Monuments

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