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Marib is the most famous ancient city in Yemen. The old city of Marib lies in the Sabean plains on the outskirts of the east Yemen desert Mafazet Saihadâ€™. Itâ€™s strategic position lends itself to its important role in history, as it controlled the ancient incense routs. It was a meeting point for caravans coming from the Qana port on the Arabian Sea coast, crossing the Wadi Hadhramout.
Close to the city are many attractions, the most famopus being the Great Marib Dam. All of these can easily be seen as daytrips from the city.