Inside Yemen’s Hand-Carved Rock Palace

collections: Area studies, Architecture
Posted 3 July 2019
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Duration of the video: 1 Min. 19 sec.
In Yemen, a country that is not the so popular among the tourist due to its political situation, there is a hidden treasure — an amazing in its beauty and unusual architecture building. Dar al-Hajar, or Imam's Rock Palace, seems to have merged with a high rock it is located on. This incredible symbiosis of nature and architecture is a real gem of the Middle East.
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to appear - 見える
to carve - 彫る
decoration - デコレーション
due to - によって
exterior - 外側の
lead - 導く
a local - 局所
man-made - 人工
otherwise - その他
a palace - 宮殿
rather than - のではなく、
a residence - レジデンス
rock - ロック
a sanctuary - 聖堂
spiritual - スピリチュアル
a story - ストーリー
summer home - 夏の家
a well - 井戸