The 10 Best Things to Do in Baghdad, Baghdad Province

Baghdad (/ˈbæɡdæd, bəɡˈdæd/; Arabic: بغداد‎ [baɣˈdaːd] ( listen)) is the capital of Iraq. The population of Baghdad, as of 2016, is approximately 8,765,000, making it the largest city in Iraq, the second largest city in the Arab world (after Cairo, Egypt), and the second largest city in Western Asia (after Tehran, Iran).

1. The Iraq Museum

Corner of Nasir Street and Qahira Street, Baghdad 10001, Iraq Museums, Specialty Museums
Excellent
74%
Good
20%
Satisfactory
2%
Poor
4%
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4.5 based on 70 reviews

The Iraq Museum

Reviewed By delman1976 - Sulaymaniyah, IraqSulaymaniyah, Iraq

Beautiful museum

You must see this museum If by anyway you are in Baghdad for a visit or business. Good explanations in English beside each object. Easy access and cooperative staff.

2. Al-Jawadain Holy Shrine

Kadhumyia, Baghdad 10001, Iraq Sights & Landmarks, Points of Interest & Landmarks
Excellent
88%
Good
4%
Satisfactory
6%
Poor
0%
Terrible
2%
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4.5 based on 45 reviews

Al-Jawadain Holy Shrine

Reviewed By suadshm - IraqIraq

Holy spiritual historical place

A great thing to visit this place in which 2 of the prophet Muhammed s sons were graved , for whom people seek peace and quietness .The city contain a bazaar with ordinary items, many gold shops considered the best in Baghdad , many restaurants supplying

3. Baghdadi Museum

Rasafa, Baghdad 10001, Iraq Sights & Landmarks, Points of Interest & Landmarks
Excellent
60%
Good
30%
Satisfactory
10%
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4.5 based on 30 reviews

Baghdadi Museum

Reviewed By saad88essa - Baghdad, IraqBaghdad, Iraq

Old life in Bsghdad

It's easy to arrive to museum from any region in Baghdad by a taxi, the entrance fee is very cheap about 1$, the palace contain all the daily activities for the old Baghdad citizens like the music & songs, shopping, cafes, hand made shops, wedding parties

4. Al Mansur Mall

Hay Al Mansour, Baghdad 10001, Iraq Shopping, Shopping Malls
Excellent
28%
Good
46%
Satisfactory
20%
Poor
1%
Terrible
5%
Overall Ratings

4 based on 80 reviews

Al Mansur Mall

Reviewed By drmahahashim - London, United KingdomLondon, United Kingdom

A good starting point

Considering this is the first mall in Baghdad, it would be very simple. It does get extremely busy after school/college/university students are let loose and then suddenly floods of youngsters come in. It is nicer during the day when it is quiet. The best

5. Al-Shaheed Monument

Rasafa, Baghdad 10001, Iraq Sights & Landmarks, Monuments & Statues, Points of Interest & Landmarks
Excellent
37%
Good
53%
Satisfactory
7%
Poor
0%
Terrible
3%
Overall Ratings

4 based on 27 reviews

Al-Shaheed Monument

Reviewed By SheriLaizer - Carcassonne Center, FranceCarcassonne Center, France

GET IN CLOSE AS DISTANT VIEWS ARE THROUGH BLAST BARRIERS

Getting around Baghdad these days is not easy and can be costly so pre-arrange a safe taxi and get the price down. The monuments are not appreciated by locals and everything from the pre-2003 invasion is slightly taboo. The Al Shaheed was spared the destr

6. Al-Mutanabbi Statue

Al Mutanabbi Street, Baghdad 10001, Iraq Sights & Landmarks, Monuments & Statues
Excellent
56%
Good
34%
Satisfactory
8%
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4.5 based on 47 reviews

Al-Mutanabbi Statue

Reviewed By AtheerAlwaili - Baghdad, IraqBaghdad, Iraq

Historical & cultural place

A must visit place , very rich in culture with nice view of the Tigris river , with 1 minute walk to famous “ Shahbandar caffe “ and Qishla watch .. if you’re looking for nice sport with lots of books to read .. this place is for you

7. Al-Kadhimiya Mosque

Al-Kadhimiya Mosque, Baghdad 10001, Iraq Sights & Landmarks, Sacred & Religious Sites, Architectural Buildings
Excellent
64%
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Satisfactory
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4.5 based on 16 reviews

Al-Kadhimiya Mosque

Reviewed By powerking80 - Baghdad, IraqBaghdad, Iraq

Nothing Interesting

Place is very crowded, not clean at all , complicated security procedure in order to get in , you have to leave your mobile phone outside , markets outside are poor, restaurants are very dirty.

8. Zawraa Park

July 14th Boulevard, Baghdad 10001, Iraq Water & Amusement Parks, Theme Parks
Excellent
26%
Good
42%
Satisfactory
21%
Poor
9%
Terrible
2%
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4 based on 42 reviews

Zawraa Park

Reviewed By Hasanein S

Zoo, Video games , Park , city games

The large park with beautiful facilities available inside. The position is near the center of baghdad, and has top-view for most area of baghdad. The zoo is amazing with nice roads. the gardens and field are suits for several activities. The position of Z

9. Abu Hanifa Mosque

Baghdad, Iraq Sights & Landmarks, Points of Interest & Landmarks
Excellent
51%
Good
33%
Satisfactory
11%
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5%
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4 based on 18 reviews

Abu Hanifa Mosque

Reviewed By sazeem - Rawalpindi, PakistanRawalpindi, Pakistan

Religion 101

Abu Hanifa holds great reverence in Islam as a great scholar, especially in recording the sayings of the Prophet Muhammad. The shrine is next to a mosque with beautiful architecture. The place is extremely peaceful, with pigeons flying about. As with all

10. Armenian Orthodox Church - St Gregory The Illuminator

Armenian Church, Baghdad 10001, Iraq Sights & Landmarks, Churches & Cathedrals, Sacred & Religious Sites
Excellent
63%
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4.5 based on 8 reviews

Armenian Orthodox Church - St Gregory The Illuminator

Reviewed By Wissam-AlRasheed - Baghdad, IraqBaghdad, Iraq

the central church of the Armenian Orthodox

Altaeran Seq. in Baghdad can be described as a main and vital joints of the daily life of Baghdad.On the right side of it the central church of the Armenian Orthodox is located and it known as the Church of the Armenians or the Armenian Church. It occupie

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