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The ruins.

Hatra is an archaeological and UNESCO world heritage site in the Al Jazira region of Iraq.

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Hatra is an ancient city, founded by Arab tribes in the 3rd century BCE. It later became a part of the Parthian Empire, in which it flourished as a centre of trade and religion.

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The city is 290km north-west of Baghdad, and 110km south-west of Mosul.

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The ruins are plentiful, and many buildings and columns still stand to this day. It is one of the greatest examples of an ancient Parthian city.

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  • Al Hadr Hotel. Located somewhat nearby.  edit

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