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Old July 18th, 2011, 07:54 AM   #1
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EXPERIENCE IRAQ!

EXPERIENCE THE WONDER...



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Religious tourism:
Iraq is known that there are many sites and shrines, the task of Abrahamic religions. Ur where Abraham was born, according to the Torah, and also the tombs of Daniel and Ezekiel and Jonah (Yunus) according to the beliefs of Jews, Christians and Muslims







Tomb of the Prophet Ezekiel






Tomb of the Prophet Jonah

There are in northern Iraq, many of the ancient monasteries and churches visited by thousands




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Mar Mattai Monastery or Church of Saint Matthew

As for the Muslims of many shrines visited by millions of
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The shrine of Imam Ali ibn Abi Talib in Najaf






Imam Hussein shrine in Karbala






His brother Imam Abbas shrine in Karbala

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Al-Khadimiya Mosque, Baghdad




The shrine of Imam Abu Hanifa in Baghdad


Mausoleum of Sheikh Abdul Qadir Jilani in Baghdad
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Historical tourism:
Iraq is the origin of the oldest human civilizations of the fourth millennium BC. Where there are still effects of the Sumerians, Akkadians spread in the southern provinces of it. It also contains the province of Babylon on with the rest of the effects and the walls of the historic city of Babylon. The Iraq Museum contains a wide range of effects of successive civilizations in Iraq






The city walls of Nineveh






Ziggurat of Ur in Sumer




Ishtar Gate, Babylon










National Iraq Museum, Baghdad


Inside Sennacherib's Palace, Kouyunjik






ancient city of Babylon


Imam al-Dor


Imam Yahya Abul Qasim in Mosul


the minaret at Anah


Qalat Lulu, Mosul





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Abassid Palace and Mustansiriya University, Baghdad






Malwiya, Samarra




Uruk

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Zaho Bridge


The ziggurrat of the god Ashur's temple at Ashur


The ziggurrat at Nippur












Ancient city of Hatra


Remains of the Southwest Palace, Nimrud


Qasr al-Ashiq, Samarra


the minaret of the Mosul Mosque








The ziggurrat at Dur-Kurigalzu




Shanasheel of Basra


The Caliphal Palace, Samarra: main entrance, Bab al-'Amma






The fourth-century arch at Ctesiphon.



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Khan Murjan, Baghdad








Ukhaidir






Citadel of Erbil
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Eco-tourism:
Famous for Iraq environment tourist variety, where a eco-tourism a significant part of the general tourism in Iraq, Iraq is the focus of attention of tourists, environmentalists, who were coming from all over the world, especially the neighboring countries to practice their hobbies in bird hunting, especially hunting falcons this hobby Iraq, which began in the early twentieth century at the hands of Iraqi fishermen in central and southern regions of the country, and there are several lakes in Iraq is a tourist port of Lake Habbaniyah. It is also rich region in northern Iraq where the diverse nature will vary with its mountains and valleys and plains and waterfalls such as the waterfall entirely on Beck and others





























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Modern Iraq:

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Al-Shaheed Monument



Monument of the unknown soldier



Baghdad Tower

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Al-Rahman Mosque






Baghdad Island


Republican Palace, Baghdad

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City Center, Erbil by Steven Bartus, on Flickr

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Erbil night by Shivan Sito, on Flickr




Erbil City Centre
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HOTELS




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Erbil International Hotel






Rotana Hotel, Erbil




Ishtar Hotel, Baghdad

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Grand Millennium, Sulaimaniyah



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Al-Rasheed Hotel, Baghdad




Khanzad Hotel, Erbil




Nineveh International Hotel


Mosul Hotel

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Safir Hotel, Karbala






Basra International Hotel, Basra


Karbala Hotel, Karbala








Qasr Aldar Hotel, Najaf




Manawi Basha Hotel, Basra


Divan Hotel, Erbil
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Old August 1st, 2011, 11:13 AM   #2
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Great thread! Thanks for these pics...Particularly enjoyed the history pics, thousands of years of successive civilizations and rich heritage. Iraq is indeed a unique, fascinating and amazing country...

Great natural diversity as well. Will visit Iraq someday inshallah!
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Old August 9th, 2011, 04:00 PM   #3
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thanks Ras Siyan
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