Iraq is a country of gorgeous landscapes, unsurpassed history, and deep culture.
Travel to Iraq with Qatar Airways and discover timeless treasures from its celebrated past.
Explore Baghdad’s maze of alleyways that still retains an authentic local charm, or simply walk through the city’s many local markets and traditional shops and enjoy the buzz of the streets. The capital also boasts a vibrant nightlife scene, while gastronomic offerings are also plenty. Enjoy a local dining experience at any of the small eateries lining the streets here, or sit a quiet café on the banks of the Tigris with a cup of –traditionally strong– tea.
Iraq is the birthplace of many of the Arab world’s renowned thinkers, poets, writers, and as such, it takes great pride in its past heritage and culture, and continues to make strides to boost its present local arts and culture scene. Its music sphere is up and coming with young artists and local tunes becoming increasingly popular among locals and visitors alike.
With historical roots dating centuries back, the country is today home to fabulous archaeological sites, such as the beautiful Ishtar Gate in Babylon, built in about 575 BC on the orders of King Nebuchadnezzar II. Travellers looking to unearth some of the world’s ancient heritage will find Iraq a good place to start, with more than 1,200 sites to explore.
Iraq’s friendly people offer visitors a warm welcome, and the magnificent sites of some of the oldest cities on earth makes Iraq a great place to visit with Qatar Airways.