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Top 8 Iconic Facts about the Great Mosque of Samarra

There are few greater mosques in the world than this immense Islamic building. It is, however, one of its external features that makes this building so iconic. This mosque in Samarra, Iraq is one of the greatest structures in the Islamic world and has a history that dates back to the 9th century. Let’s take …

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10 Most Famous Buildings in Iraq

Iraq isn’t exactly the most popular tourist destination in the world because of its turbulent recent history. That makes it all the most surprising that the tourist industry in this country was booming in the 19th century. Back then, steamers took tourists up the Euphrates and Tigris rivers so they could explore the ancient ruins …

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