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The must see sight in all of Erbil is the old Mudhafaria Minaret.

The must see sight in all of Erbil is the old Mudhafaria Minaret. It was the oldest Mosque in all... read more

Reviewed 18 May 2018
Thomas W
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Damascus, Syria
A nice small park that contains this old historic Minarett

The Minarett itself is from the 11 century and there is an explanation board readable from inside... read more

Reviewed 6 June 2017
Richard E
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18 May 2018
“The must see sight in all of Erbil is the old Mudhafaria Minaret.”
29 Apr 2018
“Wonderful conservation of a historic treasure”
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Reviewed 18 May 2018

The must see sight in all of Erbil is the old Mudhafaria Minaret. It was the oldest Mosque in all old Erbil, but unfortunately the Mosque was destroyed by a strong earthquake many years ago and the only remaining structure is the Mudhafaria Minaret! It...More

Thank Thomas W
Reviewed 29 April 2018

OK so not much to do here except drive by, stop briefly to admire the rescue of a historic and beautiful item, then continue on to the Erbil Bazaar and/or Citadel

2  Thank checkpointcheryl
Reviewed 7 November 2017

The Mudhafaria Minarett, The Sultan Muzaffaruddin Kawkaburi built the minarett in Erbil, It was built by the most illustrious masons at that time, and is now considered a historical landmark in Erbil, It has been built close to the Minarett park (public Park), and is...More

Thank Sabzachi
Reviewed 6 June 2017

The Minarett itself is from the 11 century and there is an explanation board readable from inside the park. The park is small sized but has some nice features and a small avenue lined with head busts of famous Kurds. The Photo Gallery at the...More

1  Thank Richard E
Reviewed 25 May 2017

The minarett is in a great place, next to the re-positioned statue from the Citadel. Wonderful garden surroundings offer a chance to see as well as relax.

Thank danbibb21
Reviewed 25 May 2017

Youve seen the picture. That is pretty much it. Done. Check. This is all there is to it. I mean I would not want it torn down but there is not a whole lot of reason to go see it in person. You are basically...More

Thank Kris P
Reviewed 23 May 2017 via mobile

Mudhafaria Minaret or(Choli Minaret)is one of Erbil city's most famous landmarks,built in 1128-1138 A.D.during the rule of Sultan Mudhaffar al-Din called,it is also known as al-Mudhafaria . Local inhabitants refer to it as (Choli) because it was far from the city . A truly fascinating...More

1  Thank Sarhang M
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