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Shanidar Cave, Erbil

#6 of 7 in Nature in Iraq
National Park · Hidden Gem · Hiking Trail
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  • We came from Dohuk, and the region is stunning. I'm not overstating this. It's truly beautiful. The people are friendly and accommodating. The region is predominantly Muslim, but relaxed. Kurdish...  more »
  • Our day trip to Shanidar Cave began with a short stop at Saddams tanks, followed by the cave, then a picnic. If you're an allergy sufferer take spray or tablets before you leave. Free entry, bit of a....  more »
  • Quite nice, though the view from the cave is probably the best part. Not too much to see inside the cave, they should invest a bit into making it more educational. It's a historically significant site, but there's little to see when on site
  • What a gorgeous place I would love to see it someday

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