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Sami Abdulrahman Park, Erbil

(4.3/5 based on 120+ reviews on the web)
Built on the site of Saddam Hussein's former military base and detention camp, Sami Abdulrahman Park draws scores of locals for relaxation and recreation. Favored by families and wedding parties, the park boasts rolling green lawns, lakes with fountains, rose gardens, children's playgrounds, and a small amphitheater. Take a jog along the running track, or simply stroll the tree-lined pathways and soak in the atmosphere. The park commemorates a former prime minister that was one of nearly 100 people who lost their lives in a 2004 terrorist attack. See their names inscribed in the memorial monument, together with words "Freedom is not free." Plan to see Sami Abdulrahman Park and other attractions that appeal to you using our Erbil family vacation planner.
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TripAdvisor
  • Nice view and nice place to be in... i like it and i like the design:) I love this park and the activities  more »
  • The atmosphere , kids playground , there is an area for running , a lot of gardens and fresh air , only one thing the food is not that great actually sometimes very bad , lack of great restaurants and...  more »
  • Sami Abdulrahman Park, it's the Erbil Cities biggest Park , It's very good and nice place for family members and for yang people for exercising and for every kind of picnics, That's why I recommend it...  more »
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  • Amazing area to get relax and fresh mood.. all green and calm.. there a special running area for who interest to do exercises
  • It's the largest and best park in Erbil...well maintained and most visited by locals and others... has a jogging track and is huge
  • The biggest and greenest of Erbil's parks is undoubtedly Sami Abdu-Rahman. A favorite spot among the residents of Erbil for family picnics
  • Calm and green park you can relax in this park at anytime of the day, and also there is an area for running and making sports for those who interested.
  • A very large park, a great place for fresh air or a picnic , some people go to study , it also has a running track where you can exercise at.