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Arab al Mahdawiyah Destination Guide

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Arab al Mahdawiyah in the region of Bābil is located in Iraq - some 50 mi (or 80 km) South of Baghdad, the country's capital city.

Interactive map of Arab al Mahdawiyah

Time in Arab al Mahdawiyah is now 04:16 AM (Sunday). The local timezone is named "Asia / Baghdad" with an UTC offset of 3 hours. Depending on your budget, these more prominent locations might be interesting for you: Sayyid Hasan, Nahiyat Saddat al Hindiyah, Nahiyat ar Rajibah, Nahiyat al Husayniyah, Karbala or Albu 'Abud. Since you are here already, consider visiting . We saw some hobby films in the internet. Scroll down to see the most favourite one or select the video collection in the navigation.


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Weather Conditions Today & Next Days Forecast

40°C / 105 °F Sky is clear
Morning Temperature 23°C / 74 °F
Evening Temperature 40°C / 104 °F
Night Temperature 27°C / 81 °F
Chance of rainfall 0%
Air Humidity 26%
Air Pressure 1009.9 hPa
Wind Speed Moderate breeze with 9 km/h (6 mph) from South-East
Cloud Conditions Clear sky, covering 0% of sky
General Conditions Sky is clear

Monday, 23rd of July 2018
Sky is clear, gentle breeze, clear sky.
Sky is clear Day: 41°C (106 °F)
Night: 28°C (82 °F)
Tuesday, 24th of July 2018
Light rain, gentle breeze, few clouds.
Light rain Day: 42°C (108 °F)
Night: 29°C (84 °F)
Wednesday, 25th of July 2018
Sky is clear, moderate breeze, clear sky.
Sky is clear Day: 43°C (109 °F)
Night: 30°C (85 °F)

Videos

New Jersey soldier leaves Iraq

00:37 min ( November 25, 2009 by Spike762x39)
Views: 424 - Rating: 5/5

I recorded some of my last steps in Iraq. I am in the Nat'l Guard and spent 9 months in southwest Baghdad hating life, and finally we walked on board a C-17 that took south to Kuwait where we waited t...

ROOF TOP TRAIN STATION

00:12 min ( November 19, 2007 by Squirel0311)
Views: 786 - Rating: 5/5

THE SUN JUST CAME OUT AND THE MOSQUES ARE PLAYING, ITS BEEN 5 MONTHS AND IM GETTING TIRED.. SO ACT CRAZY


Team galactica travels to the city of th...

05:06 min ( January 31, 2009 by Faceoffkid11)
Views: 75 - Rating: 0/5

It FUKN HURT MI DIK!

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Interesting facts about this location

Ishtar Gate

The Ishtar Gate was the eighth gate to the inner city of Babylon. It was constructed in about 575 BC by order of King Nebuchadnezzar II on the north side of the city.

More reading: Wikipedia Article
Located at 32.63, 44.25 (Lat. / Lng.), less than 12 mi away.
Tags:6th-century BC architecture, Antikensammlung Berlin, Babylon, Babylonian art and architecture, Nebuchadnezzar II, Sculpture of the Ancient Near East, Visitor attractions in Iraq

Etemenanki

Etemenanki was the name of a ziggurat dedicated to Marduk in the city of Babylon of the 6th century BCE Neo-Babylonian dynasty. Originally seven stories in height, little remains of it now except ruins.

More reading: Wikipedia Article
Located at 32.63, 44.25 (Lat. / Lng.), less than 12 mi away.
Tags:6th-century BC architecture, Tower of Babel, Ziggurats

Hanging Gardens of Babylon

The Hanging Gardens of Babylon were one of the Seven Wonders of the Ancient World, and the only one of the wonders that may have been purely legendary. They were purportedly built in the ancient city-state of Babylon, near present-day Al Hillah, Babil province, in Iraq. The Hanging Gardens were not the only World Wonder in Babylon; the city walls and obelisk attributed to Queen Semiramis were also featured in ancient lists of Wonders.

More reading: Wikipedia Article
Located at 32.63, 44.25 (Lat. / Lng.), less than 12 mi away.
Tags:Babylon, Babylonian art and architecture, Destroyed landmarks, Fertile Crescent, Gardens in Iraq, Landscape design history, Nebuchadnezzar II, Terraced gardens

Esagila

The Ésagila, a Sumerian name signifying "É (temple) whose top is lofty", was a temple dedicated to Marduk, the protector god of Babylon. It lay south of the ziggurat Etemenanki. In this temple was the cult image inhabited by Marduk, surrounded by cult images of the cities that had fallen under the hegemony of the Babylonian Empire from the 18th century BC; there was also a little lake which was named Abzu by the Babylonian priests.

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Located at 32.63, 44.25 (Lat. / Lng.), less than 12 mi away.
Tags:Ancient Near East temples, Babylonia

Hillah

Hillah, also spelled Hilla or Al Hillah is a city in central Iraq on the Hilla branch of the Euphrates River, 100 km south of Baghdad. The population is estimated at 364,700 in 1998. It is the capital of Babylon Province and is located adjacent to the ancient city of Babylon, and close to the ancient cities of Borsippa and Kish.

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Located at 32.63, 44.25 (Lat. / Lng.), less than 15 mi away.
Tags:Cities in Iraq, District capitals of Iraq, Holy cities, Populated places in Babylon Province, Populated places on the Euphrates River

Quote of the moment

Once you have traveled, the voyage never ends, but is played out over and over again in the quiestest chambers. The mind can never break off from the journey.

Pat Conroy