Best Places to Visit in Iraq
Iraq is not exactly a tourist spot. Muslims go there for pilgrimage reasons but other than that, travelers stay away from the country. Let’s just say it as it is – people are afraid to go there because of misconceptions in the news – about how dangerous it is and how violent the streets of Iraq can be for foreigners. The truth is that it’s mostly bad publicity but if you do feel adventurous, then give it a try and be sure to use our Iraq travel guide as a starter.
15. The Ahwar of Southern Iraq
The Ahwar of Southern Iraq is a World Heritage Site which is composed of many areas – UNESCO calls it Refuge of Biodiversity and the Relict Landscape of the Mesopotamian Cities. The whole Ahwar is composed of three archaeological ruins and four wetlands. The ruins are called the Ur (which will be detailed later on as it is one of the most popular attractions in Iraq), the Uruk and the Tell Eridu. These sites were built more than 2016 years ago.