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Great Café Downtown

Erbil city is a great place if you like to enjoy a variety of food and like to spend time with... read more

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Amazing City of Erbil

Erbil is a very amazing city because it given new birth with modern features but side by side with... read more

Reviewed August 10, 2018
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Erbil 44001, Iraq
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Reviewed 2 days ago via mobile

Spent just over a week in and around Erbil, brilliant place to visit. Everyone is so friendly and helpful. I definitely recommended booking Karwan Wahed as a guide to show you around. Speaks fluent English and has a vast knowledge of all the sites.

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Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Erbil city is a great place if you like to enjoy a variety of food and like to spend time with friends in cafés. There aren't many historical/attraction areas to visit except for the citadel, yet you can still have a great time in parks...More

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Reviewed August 10, 2018

Erbil is a very amazing city because it given new birth with modern features but side by side with the many interesting historical places such as the 8,000 years old citadel. People are extremely friendly, honest and welcoming. I found Erbil to be one of...More

3  Thank simonmaher59
Reviewed July 29, 2018 via mobile

Erbil is fairly safe and has a lot to offer in terms of food, places to visit, shopping and trips outside (to explore a bit of nature and mountains). It is a home for people of different religions and it seems that people live in...More

Thank Ola Z
Reviewed July 14, 2018 via mobile

Beautiful location and plenty of places to go shopping I Highly recommend getting a Nutella Plus Hawler you won’t be disappointed.

Thank Brittany A
Reviewed June 27, 2018

Walking to the Citadel and down into the markets you are able to get some great views of the city. Pretty typical shops and markets but if that's what you want it has it.

Thank Jeremy G
Reviewed May 27, 2018

its nice to see all kind of Iraqi culture in this area ,old traditional shop which they sell different tapes of product with personable price

Thank Alan A
Reviewed May 18, 2018

The Old City of Erbil along Qalat Street is very, very nice and a great way to enjoy the old city. I especially enjoy the area in front of the old Bazaar or Souk just below the Erbil Citadel of Arbil. There are water fountains...More

1  Thank Thomas W
Reviewed May 9, 2018

Erbil and the area surrounding the city is chock full of history and nooks and crannies filled with interesting sights and venues.

Reviewed May 7, 2018 via mobile

Kurdistan was an amazing surprise, many interesting sights within a short distance. The beauty of the landscape was terrific! Problemfree visit and easy to visit with free and fast visa on arrival. A big plus also is that it was nice to walk the streets...More

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Response from Igor S | Reviewed this property |
on arrival for EU, very friendly service no queues in airport
Junaid J
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Response from weffley | Reviewed this property |
Professor: I flew into Erbil and my agency procured a visa for my visit. I believe it is possible to get a visa at the airport, but if you are traveling overland, that is not an option. It may be possible to also get a... More
Natalie B
January 10, 2018|
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Response from peterJmichael |
Hello Natalie, Getting a visa is pretty hard, but you can enter kurdistan without a visa. Good to know is that Baghdad has no power in Kurdistan except for closing the airports as airspace is regulated from in Bagdad. We... More