Iraq Vacation Trips
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Baghdad is the capital city of Iraq. It is said that every road in Iraq leads to Baghdad. It is the City of the Caliphs. It is also the place wherethe legendary character Sindbad was born. Baghdad is located on the river Tigris. The river separates Baghdad into two parts namely Rusafa and Karkh. However, they are well-connected by bridges. In Rusafa one can find the Al-Rashid Street which is the commercial hub of the city.Caliph Street, which lies parallel to this street, is lined with ancient mosques and churches. Cinema halls, travel agencies, premium hotels and airline offices will be found on the Sadoun Street. One can take a lovely soothing drive by the Tigris along the road that stretches from Jumhouriya Bridge to The 14th July Suspended Bridge.
The places to see in Baghdad are old churches and monasteries -Kadhimain Shrine, Church of Meskenta, The Latin Church,Syrian Catholic Church, Latin Church;Walls and Gates-Mu'adham Gate, Dhafariya Gate, Halaba Gate, and Basaliya Gate;The Abbasid Palace.
In Mosul, the second largest city in Iraq,is full of tourist sites like The Umayyad Mosque,The Mujahidi Mosque,The Great, Qara Serai.
Basra is the third greatest city of Iraq. It is called the Venice of the East .Numerous canals running through the city creates an enchanting beauty worth seeing.
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