Zabid

Zabid

Zabid is a town on Yemen's western coastal plain. It was named after Wadi Zabid. It is one of the oldest in Yemen and was the capital from the 13th to the 15th century AD. The historic town of Zabid was inscribed as a UNESCO World Heritage Site in 1993.

Site Information

Country: Yemen

District: Al Hudaydah Governorate

Site History: 7th Century AD

Oldest Culture: Islamic

Later Cultures: Islamic

Site Features: Islamic Monuments

World Heritage Site

Part of: Historic Town of Zabid

Date of Inscription: 1993

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