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Review of Erbil Citadel

Erbil Citadel
Ranked #2 of 14 things to do in Erbil
Certificate of Excellence
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Reviewed 27 June 2018

Go back in time in this UNESCO world heritage site. Go through the small alleyways that were once a fortress protecting the people of Erbil from invaders.

Thank NickHobgood
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"historical place"
in 7 reviews
"textile museum"
in 17 reviews
"nice view"
in 10 reviews
"off limits"
in 6 reviews
"under construction"
in 7 reviews
"souvenir shops"
in 3 reviews
"thousand years"
in 3 reviews
"walk around"
in 6 reviews
"old city"
in 7 reviews
"hill"
in 19 reviews
"citadel"
in 121 reviews
"restoration"
in 18 reviews
"world"
in 31 reviews
"bazaar"
in 25 reviews
"earth"
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Reviewed 26 June 2018

This historical place offers a nice foreshortening of the past and it has an undoubted value, but it feels like the work ain't been finished here. The revamping of the entire structure has been even a little bit too intrusive, but there is not much inside the complex to see.

Thank xFrAx
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Reviewed 17 May 2018

The Citadel of Arbil in Old Town Erbil is a sight you must not miss…It is not as big as say the Aleppo Citadel, but it is a must see attraction in the heart of the Old City!
We did not enter as we were told it is still under renovation, but we did see many people climbing up the massive staircase to the citadel’s entrance.
The Old Erbil Souk or Bazaar surrounds the Citadel thus making your tour a double reward.
Again if this is your first visit or a resident of Erbil you must see the famous Erbil Citadel. of Arbil You will not be disappointed.

3  Thank Thomas W
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Reviewed 16 May 2018

This place needs a lot of investment to show its historical value. Security also prohibits visiting the entire place.

Thank Omar A
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Reviewed 5 May 2018

like many I found the history and view great but with most of the Citadel off limits there is not much to see which is a shame the walk around the base is great though.
the bazar and square below are more interesting especially at night when the square comes alive with the fountains and people.

Thank mcguinmj888
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