Route & dates
19 days in Baghdad Itinerary
Start: New York City
Drive + Fly: 29h
Baghdad— 15 nights
Fly + Drive: 29h
End: New York City
It's quite possible that a Baghdad holiday isn't on your list of things to do, but despite the city's reputation for turmoil, it still has plenty to offer to a daring traveler.Go for a jaunt from Baghdad to Karbala to see Shrine of the two sons of Muslim Ibn Aqeel about 1h 50 min away. Next up on the itinerary: examine the collection at The Iraq Museum, take in the architecture and atmosphere at Armenian Orthodox Church - St Gregory The Illuminator, appreciate the history behind Al-Shaheed Monument, and make a trip to Abu Hanifa Mosque.
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New York City, USA to Baghdad is an approximately 29-hour combination of car and flight. The time zone changes from Eastern Standard Time to Arabia Standard Time, which is usually an 8 hour difference. Traveling from New York City in September, expect nights in Baghdad to be somewhat warmer, around 75°F, while days are warmer, around 105°F. You will leave for home on the 12th (Sat).
Things to do in Baghdad
Shrine of the two sons of Muslim Ibn Aqeel
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