The World Heritage Site of Erbil Citadel 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. Use our Erbil trip planner to arrange your visit to Erbil Citadel and other attractions in Erbil.
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Nice and busy place. Mostly historical. Recommended to visit. Normally taxi charge 3000-4000 IQD from many part of the city. more »
Erbil is a beautiful city with a rich history. The citadel is the oldest continually occupied place on earth. Definitely worth a visit. And when you are nearby be sure to visit the bazaar and do some ... more »
One of the oldest continuously inhabited places in the world. A wonderful and unique piece of history...
Best place to visit in Erbil. You can find all kind of markets around Erbil Citadel. I recommend you to walk around this area and discover the old beautiful shops. Prices are cheap.
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