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Finally, My feet brought me to such a nice place in the top of Ankawa city north Erbil.. traditional dresses for people lived in Kurdistan and Mosul, ancient tools, Syriac books, and a simulator city made by mud to mimic Ankawa city before about 60...More
This museum is all about relatively modern Kurdish culture. The best parts are the regioanl costumes. All the other items are pretty ordinary and not of great interest. There was not much signage or information to read in English. Given it was rather hard to...More
This museum is fascinating. It tells the stories of the Christian people of Iraq. There is a great clay model of the old village of Ankawa.
Did you know Ankawa has been a Christian village for 2,000 years? There is an archaeological site right across...More
Very instructing and informative. The model of the original town as it was in 1950 together with the artifacts exhibited gives you a great idea of what life was like.The director of the museum toured me throughout the whole museum. I recommend it!!
It is said it has an interesting collection, but it is closed during weekends.......!
So on Fridays and Saturdays...........while Erbik likes to promote itself as a touristic attraction...!
Nearby is a site of an old settlement from around 5,000 years ago, so I visited there,...More
The museum closes on Fridays, Saturdays and national holidays so check before you go.Nothing to compare with European museums but it is still good to visit. I spent 90 minutes there looking at items from the Syriac heritage: clothes, personal items , documents, hand made...More