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Shanadar Park, Erbil

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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. Put Shanadar Park on your schedule, and learn what else deserves a visit by using our Erbil travel itinerary planner.
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TripAdvisor
  • 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 »
  • Shanadar park is south of the Erbil Citadel,behind al-sawaf Mosque.it was constructed according to a modern design and contains several play areas for children,A hall for local art exhibitions built i...  more »
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  • Great for walking and getting fresh air
  • Always full of people and poorly serviced not like other parks
  • Perfect place for a stroll and several places to eat and drink. Some unexpected bits of hidden architectural history!
  • Nice to pay a visit
  • Its a great park I really love it