) is the capital and the largest city in Iraq
, situated some 30 km east from Abu Ghraib
. According to the latest census, the population of Baghdad is about 7,216,100 people, making it the largest city in Iraq. Many people visit Baghdad each year to take a look at its famous zoos and palaces.
Closest airport Baghdad International Airport (IATA: BGW) is about 30 km away.
Tourist attractions in it
The Baghdad Zoo is a zoo located in Baghdad, Iraq, in the al-Zawraa' Gardens area, which also includes the Zawraa Amusement Park and Zawraa' Tower. It once housed 650 animals.
The Republican Palace (Arabic: القصر الجمهوري al-Qaṣr al-Ǧumhūriy) in Iraq is the largest of the palaces commissioned by Saddam Hussein and was his preferred place to meet visiting heads of state. The United States spared the palace during its shock and awe raid during the 2003 invasion of Iraq, in the belief that it might hold valuable documents. The Green Zone developed around it. The palace itself served as the headquarters of the American occupation of Iraq and continues to serve as a primar…
Baghdad Tower (Arabic: برج بغداد‎ previously called International Saddam Tower, is a 205& #160; m (673& #160; ft) TV tower in Baghdad, Iraq. The tower opened in 1994 and replaced a communications tower destroyed in the Gulf War. A revolving restaurant and observation deck are located on the top floor. After the 2003 invasion of Iraq, the tower was occupied by American soldiers and was renamed. Yessir Abbas Al Mansuri
The Iraq Museum (formal title in English) (Arabic: المتحف العراقي) (formal title in Arabic) is the national museum of Iraq, a museum located in Baghdad, Iraq. It is sometimes mistakenly called the National Museum of Iraq, a recent phenomena influenced by other nations' naming of their national museums; but The Iraq Museum's name is inspired by the name of The British Museum. The Iraq Museum contains precious relics from the Mesopotamian, Babylonian and Persian civilization. It was looted during…
Have you seen everything in Baghdad already? Let's have a look on the surroundings. Are you fancy to travel around a bit? Here is our list:
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