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Baghdad

capital city of Iraq

29km

33.3031344.3785

Fallujah

(الفلّوجة) — a city with over 200 mosques now better known for the sieges and battles fought here.

91km

33.3543.783333
Sights

Salman Al-Farsi Mosque

Mosque located in the village of Salman Pak, Iraq

656m

33.144.583333

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.

54km

32.5433333344.42222222

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.

75km

32.6171888944.03621667

Imam Husayn Shrine

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

75km

32.6163888944.0325

Kufa

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

101km

32.0344.4

Najaf

city in central-south Iraq

106km

3244.33

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.

124km

32.4405555643.60222222

Samarra

city in Iraq

128km

34.1983333343.87416667

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Salman Pak

Iraq
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.

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