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Babylon, Al Hillah

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#5 of 15 in Historic Sites in Iraq
Ruin Landmark
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4.4
  • Knowledgeable guide made walking tour of Babylon's excavation and restorations come alive with historic context. Highly recommend a visit if in the area.  more »
  • I ve seen the gate of ishatar back in Berlin but nothing feels like seeing it in Babylon where it belongs, the history, the place, the energy, the architecture are just amazing. A must visit, and take...  more »
  • Redolent with history, the site itself is a strange mix of ruins and the newly restored. I found that the restored palace under Saddam actually looks too new with perfect walls and cement floors. Neve...  more »
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  • It was good but slightly overhyped in my opinion. I couldn't find many of the things advertised like the hanging gardens bit. Overall, I think it may just be fake news.
  • 100% would recommend! I went there and it is beautiful! so glad its still around and that we know exactly where it is!
  • Jessica Hana it's great you mentioned the Bible! LOVE IT!
  • hi homies ive been there hi devon
  • 3000 Yrs of great history in this area... Everyone should get the chance to visit Babylon.

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