We noticed that you're using an unsupported browser. The TripAdvisor website may not display properly.We support the following browsers:
Windows: Internet Explorer, Mozilla Firefox, Google Chrome. Mac: Safari.
Review Highlights
Shanadar Park

Shanadar Park is south of the Erbil Citadel, behind al-Sawwaf Mosque. It was constructed according... read more

Reviewed 29 September 2018
amirhossein f
,
Tehran, Iran
Spacious gardens nicely landscaped

Walking through the gardens at Shanadar park was relaxing and beautiful. Be sure to go up on top... read more

Reviewed 6 September 2017
danbibb21
,
Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia
Read all 49 reviews
22
All photos (22)
Full view
Traveller Overview
  • Excellent32%
  • Very good48%
  • Average20%
  • Poor0%
  • Terrible0%
Travellers talk about
“art gallery”(6 reviews)
“modern design”(2 reviews)
“local artists”(2 reviews)
About
Contact
Runaki Road, Erbil 44001, Iraq
Website
+964 750 462 6320
Call
Improve This Listing
Reviews (49)
Filter reviews
33 results
Traveller rating
11
16
6
0
0
Traveller type
Time of year
LanguageEnglish
More languages
11
16
6
0
0
Show reviews that mention
All reviews art gallery modern design local artists cave lies renowned city middle play citadel
FilterEnglish
Updating list...
1 - 10 of 33 reviews
Reviewed 29 September 2018

Shanadar Park is south of the Erbil Citadel, behind al-Sawwaf Mosque. It was constructed according to a modern design and contains several play areas for children. a hall for local art exhibitions built in the form of the renowned Shanadar Cave lies at the center...More

Date of experience: August 2018
1  Thank amirhossein f
Reviewed 20 August 2018

The best time to visit the park is in the evening and take a cool stroll. The fountains are refreshing and the view on top of the cave building is an added attraction especially after sunset.

Date of experience: August 2018
Thank Paulnewman04
Reviewed 23 June 2018 via mobile

We are living in erbil, we go to this place every now and then and weekends. It is in the city center and close to the main busy market. You can take drinks but no food is allowed. It it best to visit in the...More

Date of experience: June 2018
Thank Joykarwan
Reviewed 6 September 2017

Walking through the gardens at Shanadar park was relaxing and beautiful. Be sure to go up on top of the little building inside the park to the left for a great view of the park and surrounding area.

Date of experience: May 2017
Thank danbibb21
Reviewed 3 June 2017

We take all our guests to this hidden treasure in Erbil. For 5,000 dinar, you can purchase a ticket to the big yellow helium air balloon ride from the tea-stand in front. You ascend high over the city of Erbil. It's great for pictures and...More

Date of experience: May 2017
1  Thank bigfamily0f8
Reviewed 25 May 2017

The parks in Erbil, and Shanadar is no exception, are almost nice. It is hard to place what exactly gives them a twinge of unpleasantness, but it is probably the unloved kitsch scattered about. It could have been something nice but really just fails to...More

Date of experience: May 2017
Thank Kris P
Reviewed 4 May 2017 via mobile

Shanadar park is south of the Erbil Citadel,behind al-sawaf Mosque.it was constructed according to a modern design and contains several play areas for children,A hall for local art exhibitions built in the form of the renowned shanadar Cave lies at the center of the park.

Date of experience: May 2017
Thank Sarhang M
Reviewed 2 January 2017

This is a large park with among others a viewing tower and a small lake. It is probably very nice in summer, but when I visited on a weekday in December, not a lot was going on.

Date of experience: December 2016
Thank JLC-1972
Reviewed 19 October 2016 via mobile

I really love Shanader not because of it is a park but for its art gallery. Painting and books You can by photo magazine, post card, paining and also sit and eat tea.

Date of experience: October 2016
1  Thank نگ ا
Reviewed 25 September 2016

nice green area to relax , and the art gallery is a nice touch with many traditional work placed around the park

Date of experience: September 2016
Thank den a
View more reviews
Nearby
Nearby HotelsSee all 65 nearby hotels
Paris Plaza Hotel
11 reviews
.27 km away
Merci Hotel
29 reviews
1.62 km away
Tangram Hotel Erbil
61 reviews
2.04 km away
Erbil Quartz Hotel
18 reviews
2.15 km away
Nearby RestaurantsSee all 130 nearby restaurants
India Gate
225 reviews
2.43 km away
Dawa 2
149 reviews
4.77 km away
Onyx Restaurant Erbil
65 reviews
5.98 km away
Kebab Yasin
34 reviews
3.43 km away
Nearby AttractionsSee all 26 nearby attractions
Sami Abdulrahman Park
158 reviews
3.34 km away
Erbil Citadel
288 reviews
3.42 km away
Kurdish Textile Museum
76 reviews
3.48 km away
Erbil-Kurdistan
161 reviews
3.35 km away
Questions & Answers
Get quick answers from Shanadar Park staff and past visitors.
Note: your question will be posted publicly on the Questions & Answers page.
Submit
Posting guidelines