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About Aden

Aden, a coastal city in Yemen, is an important center that gives its name to the bay. In the city, which is connected to the world thanks to Aden International Airport, Arabs, and people from Egypt, Syria, Saudi Arabia and Somali live. Aden Harbor, a natural ancient harbor, is the gateway to the world in regards of commerce and tourism. It is related that there are also the tombs of famous Cain and Abel in the city which is composed of regions such as Khhormaksar, Crater and Tawahi. The city was dominated by the Portuguese in the 16th century and then by the Ottomans, and by the English after mid-17th century. Although the city is generally safe for tourists, you should pay particular attention not to get out of the tourist areas. Among the first places to visit in the city are Sira Castle, which offers a magnificent view of the city, Aden Shopping Center where you can enjoy the view of the sea while shopping for cloths and electronics, and Sototra Island with its natural beauties. Andad Bazaar, National Arts Museum and Grand Mosque are also important places to visit.

Because of the climatic conditions of the region, the desert climate is dominant in the city, which receives very little rainfall year-round. The average temperature in the city is 28 degrees Celsius; the lowest temperature is 23 degrees Celsius in January, and the highest temperature is 36 degrees Celsius in June. It is useful to check whether the storm alarm is given before going out in the city since the desert and sand storms are seen throughout the year. The most suitable time to visit the city is the relatively milder months from December to February. While you can find English-speaking people in tourist areas, a significant portion of the people only speak Arabic. For this reason, it is a good idea to learn Arabic words that can help you in daily life before visiting the city. In the city, which offers a variety of choices for culinary needs, you should especially taste 'saltah' which is cooked in pots. There are many different dishes prepared with chicken and mutton. It is recommended that you try especially the 'mocha' type coffees and the filter coffee while visiting the region which is known as the homeland of coffee. One of the most important cultural values ​​of this city famous for coffee is the coffee houses. Having a chat while drinking your coffee in coffee houses, which are similar to those in Turkey, is a longstanding tradition. Turkish Airlines offers flights to Aden; it takes about five hours from Istanbul to reach the city.

Weather in Aden

DayMin - Max
SaturdayMin 31ºC - Max 37ºC
SundayMin 32ºC - Max 37ºC
MondayMin 32ºC - Max 37ºC
TuesdayMin 31ºC - Max 36ºC
WednesdayMin 31ºC - Max 36ºC

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