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Awe inspiring and moving

It was hot - very very hot. They would do well to provide a few seats here and there. But the... read more

Reviewed 7 October 2018
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The Iranian war monument

Very nice place it will give a sense of relaxation away from baghdad noise, you will find a list... read more

Reviewed 3 March 2018
Mustafa A
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Reviewed 7 November 2018

Getting around Baghdad these days is not easy and can be costly so pre-arrange a safe taxi and get the price down. The monuments are not appreciated by locals and everything from the pre-2003 invasion is slightly taboo. The Al Shaheed was spared the destruction...More

Date of experience: October 2018
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Reviewed 19 October 2018 via mobile

This monument was built in memory of the soldiers who died in the Iraq-Iran war. Pictures don’t capture the beauty and sheer size of this monument. I would recommend everyone visit.

Date of experience: September 2018
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Reviewed 7 October 2018

It was hot - very very hot. They would do well to provide a few seats here and there. But the discomfort did not detract from the monument consisting of a circular platform 190 meters in diameter in the center of an artificial lake with...More

Date of experience: September 2018
Thank LoisOman
Reviewed 30 April 2018 via mobile

Sacher that presents Iraqi soldiers whom secrifice for their country,it located in Palestine street in Baghdad .

Date of experience: January 2018
Thank Hadeel A
Reviewed 3 March 2018 via mobile

Very nice place it will give a sense of relaxation away from baghdad noise, you will find a list that don’t end of the people whim died in Iraq- Iran war

Date of experience: April 2017
Thank Mustafa A
Reviewed 24 July 2017

nice place and meaningful for Iraqi people. you can find it in most of Iraqi cities. you can feel powerful there with very positive power.

Date of experience: August 2016
Thank Layal4travel
Reviewed 8 November 2016 via mobile

Simple elegance emphasizes this memorials deep meaning and sanctity. While I was there long ago in 2005 proximity was limited but close enough to feel the intensity. Well worth a visit

Date of experience: December 2015
Thank SalSicily
Reviewed 14 August 2016 via mobile

This icon to iraqi army Martyrs it's bulding in iraqi war with iran and it's really amazing place and there is big leake around and park near it

Date of experience: August 2016
Thank travelSalman
Reviewed 2 July 2016 via mobile

I was so excited to get inside the beautiful Martyr monumrnt but unfortunately they didn't let me get inside it for some unrevealed reasons!! They just told me you can take pictutes from far away but i can't go any closer to the monument!! So...More

Date of experience: March 2016
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Reviewed 21 May 2016 via mobile

This the monument for martyrs and unknown soldiers and so many they have been in the recent past! For Iraqis , in particular, it has a special meaning: it reminds them of their suffering during the past 13 years !

Date of experience: May 2016
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