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Tarim is a historic town situated in the Hadhramaut Valley of eastern Yemen. Tarim is widely acknowledged as the theological, juridical, and academic center of the Hadhramaut Valley. An important locus of Islamic learning, it is estimated to contain the highest concentration of descendants of the Islamic prophet Muhammad (sayyids) anywhere in the world. The city is distinguished for producing numerous Islamic scholars, including Imam al-Haddad. Additionally, Tarim is also home to Dar al-Mustafa, a well-known educational institute for the study of traditional Islamic Sciences.

It is a perfect half day trip from Seiyun.

Keep this map of Tarim handy for your walking tour. I mark down the taxi stp already for your orientation.

  • Last visit to Tarim: May 2008
  • Intro Updated Jul 25, 2008
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