Al-Mutanabbi Statue, Baghdad

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Commemorating a celebrated 10th-century Arab poet, Al-Mutanabbi Statue stands surrounded by bookshops, cafes, and historical buildings. Pay your respects to the 10th-century Al-Mutanabbi, whose witty, intelligent lines still circulate widely as proverbs. Shop for books, magazines, and anything printed under the sun, or grab a seat in a cafe and take in the buzzing atmosphere of intellectuals and artists. Use our Baghdad visit planner to visit Al-Mutanabbi Statue on your trip to Baghdad, and learn what else travelers and our writers recommend seeing nearby.
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  • 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...  more »
  • Mutanabbi Street in downtown Baghdad, the old hand Wicklow Tigris River hand contains an old building with a lot of libraries and cafes which are symbol of Iraqi culture and ancient baghdadia on Friday of each week there is a big market Street books and also musical events Cultural express Iraqi cultural face and more attention needed. Baghdadi. And I advise to visit him, and also near many prestigious Baghdad landmarks.
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  • The statue is situated at the end of the Mutanabbi street,a street that host cultural activities on Friday.  more »

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