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What to do in Iraq
Iraq is a beautiful Middle Eastern country surrounded by mountains, endless sand, spots of lakes, and lots of historic sites to offer a magical travel experience for all those who visit. As a country of ancient civilizations, divine details, and soft night skies, Iraq is a fascinating destination for all.
Travel to Iraq’s capital and fly to Baghdad. Bring your camera to Al-Faw Palace and see the city’s “Water Palace” beside the Tigris River. You can also see the impressive Monument to the Unknown Soldier.
Stop by the beautiful Umm al-Qura Mosque because you’ll be impressed by the city’s largest place of worship for Sunni Muslims. Don’t forget to visit the Al-Kadhimiya Mosque and Swords of Qadisiyah too.
Get your fill of culture at the beautiful Al-Shaheed Monument, where you’ll find a gallery and museum underneath the domes. Of course, you have the see the exhibits of the Mesopotamian culture and more at the Iraq Museum. If you’re travelling with family, the Baghdad Zoo is a wonderful destination for you too.
Fly to Basra and discover more of Iraq’s history and heritage. Visit the old mosque of Basra, which is the first mosque in Islam outside the Arabian Peninsula. Spend some time relaxing and enjoying the view from the shore at Corniche al-Basra.
Other tourist attractions in Basra are Sinbad Island, the palm tree forests, and Basrah Land, which is one of the biggest theme parks in the country. Bring your wallet to the city’s main bazaars at Amogaiz Indian Market and the famous Hanna-Sheikh bazaar.
If you want to see the greener side of Iraq, just explore Kurdistan. It is home to mountains, green rolling hills, natural springs, and waterfalls. Don’t forget to travel around the rest of this beautiful country too!
When to visit Iraq
The best time to visit Iraq is from March to April and October. In March, the countryside is blooming with red and yellow flowers and there are plenty of festivals happening. April is the best time for you to cool off at one of the many waterfalls in the country, and October is when the summer heat goes away.
You and other Australians need to secure a travel visa before you can fly to Iraq and travel around the country. Visit the Iraqi Ministry of Foreign Affairs website to know how to apply for your visa and for more travel info.
Travelling to and around Iraq
You will be welcomed in Iraq through Baghdad International Airport or Basra International Airport. You can travel around Iraq by taxi, shared taxi, train, and bus.
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