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Citadel of Arbil, Erbil
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The World Heritage Site of Citadel of Arbil showcases a historic fortress perched upon a large 'tell', a mound formed by the site being constantly occupied since the ancient times. Excavations show evidence of the citadel’s inhabitation in the 5th millennium BC, and possibly even earlier, in the Neolithic Period. Exploring the maze-like alleys and antique buildings within the citadel’s stone walls, you will discover thousands of years of Erbil’s rich history and cultural heritage, from prehistoric times to the Neo-Assyrian and Ottoman eras. Put Citadel of Arbil and other Erbil attractions into our Erbil tour planner, and watch your holiday take shape.
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  • The Citadel of Erbil is the oldest city that has continuous habitation! A short distance from the traditional old market "Qaysari Bazar", polyboi market, find everything at low prices, you can bargain with the price!
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  • A very special place to visit , histrocally gose back to two thousand years You feel the great work of people at that time 
  • At the moment you do not see much of the original citadel because of the renovation, which has been going on for some years. But the walk through the citadel from one gate to the other is still worth ...  more »