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Hodeida is a port city on Yemen's western coast, bordering the Red Sea. It's the country's fourth-largest city and a major trading hub. The city has a long history, dating back to the 15th century that is evident in its historical attractions including the Al-Minaret Al-Kabir, a large minaret believed to have been built in the 18th century, and the remains of an Ottoman fort.

Hodeida is also known for its beaches. For those interested in outdoor activities, scuba diving and snorkelling are popular options along the coral reefs just offshore. The best time to visit Hodeida is during the cooler months, from October to April when temperatures are mild and humidity is lower. Be aware that Yemen is currently experiencing a civil war, so check for travel advisories before booking a trip.

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Airports near Hodeida

There are a variety of airports to choose from when visiting Hodeida. Here's 4 airports that serve Hodeida.

Sana'a International Airport

Located approximately 200 kilometres northeast of Hodeida, Sana'a International Airport is the closest international airport to Hodeida. It offers both domestic and international flights, making it a convenient option for travellers.


Aden International Airport

Situated around 300 kilometres southeast of Hodeida, Aden International Airport is another international airport that serves the region. It provides domestic and limited international flights, and although it is a bit further away, it can still be reached by driving.


Djibouti-Ambouli International Airport

If you are unable to find direct flights to Sana'a or Aden, Djibouti-Ambouli International Airport is a viable option. It is located in Djibouti, which is approximately 400 kilometres northeast of Hodeida. From there, you can take a connecting flight to a more local airport in Yemen.


King Abdulaziz International Airport

Although it is a bit further away, King Abdulaziz International Airport in Jeddah, Saudi Arabia, is another option for travellers heading to Hodeida. It is approximately 600 kilometres north of Hodeida and offers a wide range of domestic and international flights. From Jeddah, you can either drive or take a connecting flight to Hodeida.

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Things to do in Hodeida

Exploring Hodeida's many attractions can be overwhelming, so we've handpicked our top 3:

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Al Hudaydah Fish Market

Experience the heart of Hodeida at the Al Hudaydah Fish Market. This enormous market is a sight (and scent!) to behold, with overflowing stalls displaying a dazzling array of fresh fish straight from the Red Sea. Witness the lively auctions where fishermen bring in their daily catches, and be sure to try some of the local Yemeni specialities prepared right there at the market.

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Historical Houses of Hodeida

Hodeida's old town has some magnificent historical houses, many beautifully restored. These traditional structures with their intricate latticework windows and ornately carved wooden doors offer a window into Hodeida's architectural heritage. Wander the narrow alleys and admire the craftsmanship on display. Some of the houses are now museums showcasing the city's long and fascinating history.

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Mocha Port

Mocha (Mokha) was once one of the most important ports in the world for the spice trade. Today, the port itself is not operational, but the area offers a fascinating window into Yemen's historical significance. You can still see the old dhow boat harbour and visit some of the traditional stone warehouses where spices were once stored. Mocha is also known for its distinctive Yemeni coffee, so be sure to sample a cup while you're there!

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