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Great atmoshpere!

The fountains in the square were a big hit and attraction especially on a hot day! It was very busy... read more

Reviewed 3 days ago
Glasgow, United Kingdom

In the fourteenth column of the second column of the Bisotun inscription, the name of Erbil is Arbi... read more

Reviewed 2 weeks ago
amirhossein f
Tehran, Iran
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Erbil 44001, Iraq
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All reviews nice city old city friendly place visa on arrival international airport felt very safe day trip nice weather nice place to visit people watch places to visit iraq capital region world shopping culture
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Reviewed 3 days ago

The fountains in the square were a big hit and attraction especially on a hot day! It was very busy but it generated a great atmosphere! A visit is a must!

Thank georger572018
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

living and working here is amazing, not that much activities, but people are very welcoming and friendly, life is simple

Thank Ahmad B
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

In the fourteenth column of the second column of the Bisotun inscription, the name of Erbil is Arbi (ARBEIRA- A.R.Ba.i.R.ā.y.ā).The airborne Erbil Arg is seen in the middle of the city of Erbil.During the Assyrians, Erbil was an important religious center for the worship of...More

1  Thank amirhossein f
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Spent just over a week in and around Erbil, brilliant place to visit. Everyone is so friendly and helpful. I definitely recommended booking Karwan Wahed as a guide to show you around. Speaks fluent English and has a vast knowledge of all the sites.

2  Thank Destination120385
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Erbil city is a great place if you like to enjoy a variety of food and like to spend time with friends in cafés. There aren't many historical/attraction areas to visit except for the citadel, yet you can still have a great time in parks...More

Thank Noor_Izzedin
Reviewed 10 August 2018

Erbil is a very amazing city because it given new birth with modern features but side by side with the many interesting historical places such as the 8,000 years old citadel. People are extremely friendly, honest and welcoming. I found Erbil to be one of...More

4  Thank simonmaher59
Reviewed 30 July 2018 via mobile

Erbil is fairly safe and has a lot to offer in terms of food, places to visit, shopping and trips outside (to explore a bit of nature and mountains). It is a home for people of different religions and it seems that people live in...More

Thank Ola Z
Reviewed 15 July 2018 via mobile

Beautiful location and plenty of places to go shopping I Highly recommend getting a Nutella Plus Hawler you won’t be disappointed.

Thank OutWithTheAllens
Reviewed 28 June 2018

Walking to the Citadel and down into the markets you are able to get some great views of the city. Pretty typical shops and markets but if that's what you want it has it.

Thank Jeremy G
Reviewed 28 May 2018

its nice to see all kind of Iraqi culture in this area ,old traditional shop which they sell different tapes of product with personable price

Thank Alan A
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Robert H
16 October 2018|
Response from georger572018 | Reviewed this property |
Hi Robert I have only been in Erbil for a couple of days. The currency I have was obtained in the UK. Most of the bills are relatively new. As of yet I have not changed any currency. Sorry I cannot be of any more help.
zilli i
22 July 2018|
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Response from Igor S | Reviewed this property |
on arrival for EU, very friendly service no queues in airport
Junaid J
13 April 2018|
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Response from weffley | Reviewed this property |
Professor: I flew into Erbil and my agency procured a visa for my visit. I believe it is possible to get a visa at the airport, but if you are traveling overland, that is not an option. It may be possible to also get a... More