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Very nice region

I travelled on various occasions between Suleymanieh and Erbil via Dukan. I passed by the Dukan... read more

Reviewed 10 June 2018
Jigac55
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Lausanne, Switzerland
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Wonderful!

It's a wonderful place with many picnic and photo opportunities. Suitable for a nice refreshing dip... read more

Reviewed 5 April 2018
Anastasija_anarid
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London, United Kingdom
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  • Excellent33%
  • Very good56%
  • Average11%
  • Poor0%
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9 Jun 2018
“Very nice region”
4 Apr 2018
“Wonderful!”
Suggested Duration: More than 3 hours
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Sulaymaniyah, Iraq
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Reviewed 10 June 2018 via mobile

I travelled on various occasions between Suleymanieh and Erbil via Dukan. I passed by the Dukan lake to go to Rania. However, I’d like to comment about Dukan and its wonderful mountain range: beautiful nature and great peaks. Dukan itself is a nice village split...More

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Reviewed 5 April 2018

It's a wonderful place with many picnic and photo opportunities. Suitable for a nice refreshing dip in the summer. Lots of wonderful view-point close to the dam. Oh and grilled fish in restaurants in Dukan town is to die for!

3  Thank Anastasija_anarid
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Reviewed 6 September 2017

From a high view point, the lake of Dokan is beautiful and breath taking, as much of the Kurdistan nature is. However, once you get closer by, the landscaping around the lake is not that inviting. Basically hard rock, no grass and practically no shade....More

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Reviewed 7 May 2017

This is a popular place for people to escape the city and relax in a relatively quiet atmosphere in the area of a large lake and swim and engage in various watersports, especially during the summer when the temperature soars.

2  Thank The_Traveling_Expat
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Reviewed 20 December 2016

If you like seafood (Fish) and would like to enjoy swimming far from the city, Dukan is a right place to go.

Thank M-Baban
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Reviewed 30 October 2016

Beautiful lake nestled under the Sara Mountain. Many people from Sulaymaniyah and Erbil go there on the weekends for picnic and sightseeing. There are restaurants near the river serving masgoof. The lake is dammed so water is calm with occasional speed boat. It's a great...More

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Reviewed 20 September 2016

Dukan lake is simply astonishing. It is very big and the landscape is incredible, I felt like was going to see a dinosaur from one moment to the other. I am not sure accommodation in the area, I went there on a day trip but...More

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Reviewed 4 September 2016 via mobile

Nice river with loads of music and families having barbecues. There are speed boats to go on and lots of shops along the lake. Take your own bbq and hire a space. A nice day out and is about 40 mins from the city.

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