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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. By using our Baghdad vacation route planner, you can arrange your visit to Al-Mutanabbi Statue and other attractions in Baghdad.
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  • Heading out of the city, we drove by the statue. I'm not sure the history of it, but it was nice to see something of beauty in this city still trying to recover from war. 
  • A monument to one of the poets of the Abbasid era located in Rusafa side of Baghdad Museum nearby Baghdadi and Al-Rashid Street and Al-mutanabbi Street which is the main shopping center for books and stationery in Iraq
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  • It is also called Al Mutanabbi Street. It is similar to Book Bazar, but there are more to see, because it is located in the old part of Baghdad and close to the Tigris river also close to it are many ...  more »