Shanadar Park, Erbil

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#3 of 9 in Parks in Iraq
One of the finest parks in Erbil, Shanadar Park offers a green getaway from the busy streets and the crowds. Relax and unwind in the quiet park on the shaded benches, or go to one of the restaurants and cafes for a refreshing drink and meal. Enjoy the maintained gardens featuring a variety of plant species, and the small, clean lake in the middle. Head to the onsite art gallery, where you can learn about the local artists and admire their works. Before you head to Erbil, plan trip itinerary details with our user-friendly Erbil trip builder app , to make sure you see all that Erbil has to offer, including Shanadar Park.
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  • Walking through the gardens at Shanadar park was relaxing and beautiful. Be sure to go up on top of the little building inside the park to the left for a great view of the park and surrounding area.  more »
  • We take all our guests to this hidden treasure in Erbil. For 5,000 dinar, you can purchase a ticket to the big yellow helium air balloon ride from the tea-stand in front. You ascend high over the city...  more »
  • The parks in Erbil, and Shanadar is no exception, are almost nice. It is hard to place what exactly gives them a twinge of unpleasantness, but it is probably the unloved kitsch scattered about. It cou...  more »
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  • The view is nice ... good area for family picnic, however there is no covered places in case of rain or hot days
  • Amazing & quite park especially in the afternoon till sunset.
  • Nice place for walking and Jogging sport
  • It's very beautiful Park and enjoyable
  • great for handing out with family and friends

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