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Old August 26th, 2010, 03:11 AM   #21
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Old August 26th, 2010, 03:30 AM   #22
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There are much more historical places in Baghdad but unfortunately they are not documented on the internet.

Anyway here are the sources:
1, 2, 3, 4, 5
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Old August 26th, 2010, 03:47 AM   #23
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wow looks amazing especially the khan murjan!
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Old August 31st, 2010, 08:42 AM   #24
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Al-Mustansereeya School:



Sitt Zumurrud Khatun's Tomb:



Khan Murjan:

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Old August 31st, 2010, 09:04 AM   #25
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Al-Mustansereeya School:



Sitt Zumurrud Khatun's Tomb:


khan murjan:

Baghdad has beautiful architecture and is known as "The City of Thousand and One Night", but now completely destroyed by this "man" still living without penalty for him:





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Old August 31st, 2010, 09:10 AM   #26
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baghdad has fallen more than once over its history and continues to rise up again from the ashes, so don't worry :P
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Old August 31st, 2010, 11:09 AM   #27
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Baghdad has fallen more than once over its history and continues to rise up again from the ashes, so don't worry :P


Absolutely right, We can rebuild Baghdad, But we need the competent people doing the important jobs. We have to reverse the brain drain..
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Old August 31st, 2010, 10:23 PM   #28
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Baghdad has seen so much war yet still preserves so much beauty...thats pretty impressive! ...Btw what area are the pictures of the old buildings and alleyways from? i have never seen them before?
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Old August 31st, 2010, 11:34 PM   #29
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kifah, safina, waziriya and the streets around rasheed st... is my guess.
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Old September 1st, 2010, 02:00 PM   #30
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those alleyways are amazing, i hope they get restored + preserved.
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great thread, i luv the traditional arch-itecture, delightful pictures!
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Old September 9th, 2010, 02:44 PM   #32
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I have few old photos sitting somewhere in my mailbox, i need to find the time to upload them to photobucket etc..
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Old October 16th, 2010, 11:44 PM   #33
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Here's a link to the old Zawraa Cinema on Al Rashid Street in Baghdad, 1944.

http://flic.kr/p/8A5BdK

The cinema would showcase films for British citizens, It was one of Iraq's earliest movie houses. Among the films being shown (as you can see from the picture) is British Intelligence with Boris Karloff.

Here is the cinema now

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Old December 19th, 2010, 01:42 PM   #34
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Old January 12th, 2011, 08:23 AM   #35
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Its a shame see how a great and historical city like Bagdad is in this state. You have to work very hard to recover the glory of this beauty city!!!!! greetings from Mexico!!!
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Old January 13th, 2011, 07:28 PM   #36
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Rashid St.



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The following images are courtesy of MARWAN | PHOTOGRAPHY

Al-Mutnaby statue

This statue is to the great poet Mutanabi who is currently on the banks of the Tigris River at the end of Mutanabi Street, which is the most famous streets of Baghdad to the books of ancient and modern and all kinds of stationery and The Statue of Mutanabi had accomplished sculptor Mohamed goes sentenced in 1978 to mark the millennium of the birth of Mutanabi.



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Old February 19th, 2011, 02:45 AM   #38
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The Cabinet in the reign of King Faisal 1

In 1930 and that what left of construction by wars.

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Old August 23rd, 2011, 07:37 AM   #39
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Old December 8th, 2011, 06:50 AM   #40
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Baghdad Bus Map - 1961

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