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Erbil-Kurdistan

Qalat street, Erbil 44001, Iraq
+964 750 615 8004
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when you hear Iraq on the news, you get the idea. The idea that turns out ot be totally ungrounded... read more

Reviewed 2 days ago
Igor S
When you are in Erbil you must make time to visit the old city...

The Old City of Erbil along Qalat Street is very, very nice and a great way to enjoy the old city... read more

Reviewed 6 days ago
Thomas W
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Damascus, Syria
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  • Excellent49%
  • Very good30%
  • Average17%
  • Poor3%
  • Terrible1%
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“nice city” (6 reviews)
“day trip” (5 reviews)
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Qalat street, Erbil 44001, Iraq
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+964 750 615 8004
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"nice city"
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"historical sites"
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"day trip"
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"friendly place"
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"inner city"
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"christian quarter"
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"shared taxi"
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"war zone"
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"point of view"
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"nearby souk"
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"nice weather"
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"beautiful mountains"
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"amazing trip"
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"old market"
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Reviewed 2 days ago

when you hear Iraq on the news, you get the idea. The idea that turns out ot be totally ungrounded when you land in cosy and spacious airport, when you stroll along clean sidewalks, enter beautiful parks and feel completely safe. Kurdistan is not Iraq...More

Thank Igor S
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Reviewed 6 days ago

The Old City of Erbil along Qalat Street is very, very nice and a great way to enjoy the old city. I especially enjoy the area in front of the old Bazaar or Souk just below the Erbil Citadel of Arbil. There are water fountains...More

Thank Thomas W
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Erbil and the area surrounding the city is chock full of history and nooks and crannies filled with interesting sights and venues.

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Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Kurdistan was an amazing surprise, many interesting sights within a short distance. The beauty of the landscape was terrific! Problemfree visit and easy to visit with free and fast visa on arrival. A big plus also is that it was nice to walk the streets...More

3  Thank Johan H
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Erbil has many things to see: the Citadel, bazaar, parks, mosques, museums. It is the capital of Kurdistan. Unlike the rest of Iraq that requires a difficult visa to obtain that costs time and money, the Erbil International airport offers a free visa on arrival...More

2  Thank kelgon
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago

I had the luck of learning about Haval Qaraman on a random Google search and decided to book with him. Turned out to be one of the best travel decisions I’ve made. I booked a (very affordable) 3 day tour with Haval and had a...More

2  Thank adriano6k
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

My recent visit to Erbil was an amazing adventure. I wish I could have stayed longer than 3 days. As such, I will definitely be back soon! I had the pleasure of visiting the Citadel and the Grand Bazaar; however, I was unaccompanied. Next time...More

1  Thank Ben M
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Erbil is a great place to be based for touring the beautiful and historic sites of Iraqi-Kurdistan. There is a range of hotels and other accommodation to suit all budgets and tour guides are available. Karwan Wahed is one of the best. He is very...More

Thank DavisR69
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago

First off: no issues whatsoever with safety or getting a visa on arrival (US passport) Haval was absolutely amazing, and showed me around Kurdistan with a seasoned level of detail and professionalism. He even took me to dinner with his family and to the airport...More

Thank schindlr88
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Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Had an amazing 2 day trip around Iraqi Kurdistan with Karwan Wahed as my guide. Come and visit this amazing region of Iraq full of friendly and hospitable people. Be sure not to miss out on Lalish and the Yazidi temple, or the amazing scenery...More

1  Thank inronny
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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
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Natalie B
10 January 2018|
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Response from peterJmichael |
Hello Natalie, Getting a visa is pretty hard, but you can enter kurdistan without a visa. Good to know is that Baghdad has no power in Kurdistan except for closing the airports as airspace is regulated from in Bagdad. We... More
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Ali H
16 September 2017|
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Response from Dora M | Reviewed this property |
Hi, My husband is Iraqi Kurd with British citizenship. We are visiting Kurdistan quite often. Never had an issue.
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