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Baghdad

capital city of Iraq

66km

33.3031344.3785

Karbala

city in Iraq

73km

32.61666744.033333

Salman Pak

Ctesiphon is a ruin in Iraq's Baghdad Belts. It was once an ancient Persian capital city, but only a former palace, with the world's largest unreinforced arch, remains standing. The town of Salman Pak is nearby, and is also covered in this article.

91km

33.09361144.580833

Babylon

archaeological site in Iraq

103km

32.53638944.420833
Sights

Imam Husayn Shrine

One of the holiest sites in Shia Islam, it contatins the grave of Hussein ibn Ali, grandson of the prophet Muhammad.

73km

32.6163888944.0325

Al Abbas Mosque

The mausoleum of ‘Abbās ibn ‘Alī, located across from the Imām Husayn Mosque. ‘Abbās was the half-brother of Hasan and Husayn, and was the flag-bearer for Husayn in the Battle of Al-Taff. The majority of the design was done by Persian and Central Asian architects. The central pear shaped dome is an ornately decorated structure with two tall minarets on its sides. The tomb is covered with pure gold and surrounded by a trellis of silver, along with Iranian carpets rolled out on the floors.

73km

32.6171888944.03621667

Samarra

city in Iraq

79km

34.1983333343.87416667

Al-Ukhaidir Fortress

A prime example of Abbasid architecture, built in 775 AD. The fortress has been a candidate for UNESCO World Heritage since 2000.

87km

32.4405555643.60222222

Ishtar Gate

While the original gate was dismantled and reconstructed in the Pergamon Museum, Berlin, this replica is similar in looks but smaller then the original.

103km

32.5433333344.42222222

Najaf

city in central-south Iraq

140km

3244.33

Kufa

city in Iraq, about 170 kilometres (110 mi) south of Baghdad, and 10 kilometres (6.2 mi) northeast of Najaf.

141km

32.0344.4

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Fallujah

Iraq
Fallujah (Arabic: الفلّوجة, Aramaic: Pumbeidtha) is a city in Iraq's Baghdad Belts.

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