Notes on the Geography of Yemen: Wadi Dhahr: Rock Palace: Photo 6
Rub your eyes. Go ahead. Atop a butte eroded to a single shaft, the Imam Yahya, who ruled from 1904 until his assassination in 1948, built the Dar al-Hajar or Rock Palace as a summer home. The place later became a museum. The government at one time had plans to convert the place into a luxury hotel with a rooftop casino.
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