Kirkuk Citadel ruins

Kirkuk Citadel

Kirkuk Citadel History Kirkuk Citadel, the oldest structure in the city, is situated in the heart of Kirkuk on a 40-meter-high artificial mound near the Khasa River. The citadel is the oldest building in the city of Kirkuk. It is said that King Ashurnasirpal II originally established Kirkuk Citadel during 884-858 B.C. as a military […]

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Abbasid Palace front facade

Abbasid Palace

Abbasid Palace History The Abbasid Palace was probably established by Caliph Al-Naser Ledinillah in the 12th century, during the Abbasid period of history, making it one of the oldest palaces in the world, and it is the oldest surviving building in Baghdad. The State Establishment of Antiquities and Heritage renovated parts of the palace, which

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