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Baghdad

The cultural centre of Arab and Islamic civilization.

Baghdad is located along the Tigris River in the heart of ancient Mesopotamia. The city is divided into east side known as Al-Rusafa and the west side as Al-Karkh.

Baghdad is famous for its rich historical past and splendid culture. There are plenty of tourist attractions in Baghdad including the Abbasid Palace, the significant Arahman Mosque and the Al-Kadhimiya Shrine which is one of the most important Shi’ite religious sites in Iraq.

 

Baghdad map