Top things to do in Baghdad, Iraq: Travel/Tourist Information Guide

Baghdad is a beautiful city with a lot of things to do and to see.

Parks in Baghdad

Even though there are not many parks in Baghdad, the ones that are there are amazing. The best place is the Al Zawra'a Gardens, which is a huge area where you will find a garden, an amusement park, a zoo, and a tower. If you just want to enjoy nature then you can go n a walk around the Al Zawra'a Gardens. If you are more adventurous and you want to have some fun, then you should visit the Al Zawra'a amusement park where you will find a lot of great rides which will satisfy your adventurous spirit. If you want to see more than 1,000 animals of 70 different species then you should visit the Al Zawra'a Zoo. 

Museums in Baghdad

There are a couple museums in Baghdad, but there is one that is definitely worth a visit. The National Museum of Iraq features collections of artifacts from ancient Babylonian, Assyrian, Sumerian, Akkadian civilizations. It features important artifacts from the history of Mesopotamia some of which even 5,000 years old. A lot of artifacts were stolen during the riots, but at least one-half of them were returned. It is definitely a museum that must be visited. Another interesting museum is the Baghdad Museum where you can see artifacts from the first 40 years of the 20th century. 

Tours in Baghdad

Baghdad has a lot of great things to offer. You can go on a number of different tours by which you will discover the whole city. It would be a great choice if you went on a tour to see the shrines and mosques in Baghdad such as the Kadhimiya Shrine, or the Umm al-Qura mosque. Another great thing that Baghdad has to offer is its museums. You can book a tour that will take you to the National Museum and to the Baghdad Museum. There are amazing things to be seen in Baghdad and each of them will definitely stay in your memory forever.

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