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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  • September 13, 2017
    One of the important cultural streets in the capital Baghdad Contains multiple stores for books and stationery at the end of the street there is a statue of the poet Abu Jolie and there are also cultu...  more »
  • August 27, 2017
    U can just see walls and old block and broken windows . Not well interested by Government but still an ancient place and crowds R there  more »
  • February 17, 2017
    Very very beautiful every Fridays we visit in this wonderful place where beauty and culture paper it's an outlet for who is looking for convenience and culture
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