Arab al Mahdawiyah Destination Guide
Explore Arab al Mahdawiyah in Iraq.
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.
Time in Arab al Mahdawiyah is now 10:55 PM (Saturday). 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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New Jersey soldier leaves Iraq
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
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...
It FUKN HURT MI DIK!
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Interesting facts about this location
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
Located at 32.63, 44.25 (Lat. / Lng.), less than 15 mi away.
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