Hatra

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The ruins.

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

Understand

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.

Get in

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

Get around

See

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.

Do

Buy

Eat

Drink

Sleep

  • Al Hadr Hotel. Located somewhat nearby.

Contact

Get out


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