Baghdad— 7 nights
Tue, Oct 15 - Tue, Oct 22
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 45 min away. Next up on the itinerary: examine the collection at Iraqi Museum, appreciate the history behind Al-Mutanabbi Statue, take in the spiritual surroundings of Al Yassin Mosque, and don't miss a visit to Abu Hanifa Mosque.
To see photos, where to stay, maps, and other tourist information, you can read our Baghdad vacation planning tool.
If you are flying in from Pakistan, the closest major aiports are Baghdad International Airport and Baghdad International. In October in Baghdad, expect temperatures between 38°C during the day and 20°C at night. You'll set off for home on the 22nd (Tue).
Things to do in Baghdad
Shrine of the two sons of Muslim Ibn Aqeel
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