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Baghdad is the capital of Iraq and of Baghdad Governorate, with which it is coterminous. Having a municipal population estimated at 7.5 million, it is the largest city in Iraq and the second largest in the Arab World.

Located on the River Tigris, the city dates back to the 8th century and was once the centre of the Muslim world.

Baghdad Tourist Attractions

There are plenty of Tourist Attractions in Baghdad. Baghdad is known for its rich historical past and splendid culture. Being the capital city of Iraq, Baghdad has lots to offer to the travelers The Tourist Attractions in Baghdad are a mixed lot. From cultural sites to historical monuments, the city has all in it. Tourists would love to explore each every part of Baghdad as it enjoys such an important position in the history and politics of the present day world.

The National Museum of Iraq is one of the major sites of attraction in Baghdad. The museum has a collection of ancient manuscripts and historical relics. The AL Khadimiyan shrines are a wonderful piece of architecture which should not be missed while on Baghdad Tours. The Abbasid Palace, one of the oldest in the region steeped with rich historical heritage attracts thousands of travelers every year.

A visit to the Baghdad Tower is a must. Travelers can have a panoramic view of the entire Baghdad city from this tower. The two level Bridge in Jadrriyah is another architectural wonder. It connects the city to AL Doura area. Some other important Tourist Attractions in Baghdad include:

* Kahramana and the 40 thieves square
* Al Jundi AL Majhool Monument
* The liberation square or the Sahat Al Tahrir
* AL Zawra Park
* AL Shaheed Mnument
* Baghdad Zoo

All the important landmarks are conveniently located. Travelers across the world visit this city to know more about its ancient heritage and culture. You should plan your trip in such a way so that all the abovementioned sites can be covered. The travelers can also go for tours operated by the travel agencies of the city.

The attractions are well connected and can be reached easily. It's better if you have a guide along with you. The guide will relate to you all the features of a particular site and make you realize that every monument of Baghdad symbolizes a different era.

Don't miss being at the Baghdad Zoo which is full of wonderful animals like bears, tigers and lions. The zoo is very well maintained and especially well liked by the children.

Travel Quotes:

One travels more usefully when alone, because he reflects more. Thomas Jefferson

Just got back from a pleasure trip: I took my mother-in-law to the airport. Henny Youngman

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Baghdad Name - Baghdad Geography & Climate - Baghdad Administrative Divisions
Baghdad Economy - Baghdad Cuilture: Institutions - Sights and monuments -Baghdad Zoo - Baghdad Sport
Baghdad Reconstruction efforts - Baghdad Town Twinning
Baghdad History: Founding of Baghdad - The making of Baghdad - The surrounding wall
Golden Gate Palace - The Abbasids and the round city - A centre of learning (8th to 13th centuries):
The end of the Abbasids in Baghdad
- Ottoman Baghdad (16th to 19th centuries) - 20th century

Baghdad Tourism
Baghdad Tourist Attractions: Al Shaheed Monuments - Baghdad Zoo - Shaheed Monument - The Latin Church
Arahman Mosque - National Museum of Iraq - The Armenian Orthodox Church

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