Surrounded by a fortified wall, the 16th-century city of Shibam is one of the oldest and best examples of urban planning based on the principle of vertical construction. Its impressive tower-like structures rise out of the cliff and have given the city the nickname of �the Manhattan of the desert�.Source: UNESCO TV / ? TBSProduced by TBSSupported by SonyURL: http://whc.unesco.org/en/list/192/
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