Zabid's domestic and military architecture and its urban plan make it an outstanding archaeological and historical site. Besides being the capital of Yemen from the 13th to the 15th century, the city played an important role in the Arab and Muslim world for many centuries because of its Islamic university.

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Historic Town of Zabid

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DATA

Region
Arab States
Country
Yemen 
Category
Cultural
Name
Historic Town of Zabid
Selection Criteria (?)
(ii)(iv)(vi)
Year of Registered
1993
Keyword
Registered in 1993, World Heritage in Danger