Babylon Historical City:
One of the greatest cities in ancient history, Babylon became the capital of the Neo-Babylonian Empire, a neo-Assyrian successor state, from 609 to 539 BC. The Hanging Gardens of Babylon ranked as one of the Seven Wonders of the Ancient World.
It has been estimated that Babylon was the largest city in the world c. 1770 – c. 1670 BC, and again c. 612 – c. 320 BC. It was perhaps the first city to reach a population above 200,000.
- World heritage site of UNESCO since 2019.
- The only city has been mentioned in the holy books of (Old testament, New testament and Al Quran Al Kareem).
- It hosts an annual cultural festival called Babylon Festival.
- In 2003 it used to be a camp for the Polish and The American troops during the war.
- Where Alexander The Great passed away.
See & Do:
- See the replica of Ishtar Gate.
- Dragon and Aux shaped carvings.
- Original cuneiform texts.
- Procession street and the foundations of the real Ishtar Gate.
- Babylonian temples and the lion of Babylon.
- The maze of Babylon.
- The original foundations of Babylon Tower.
- Stories about Nebuchadnezzar II and the Hanging Gardens.
- Reconstructed parts during the 1980s.
- The governmental palace on the hill which was built during the 1990s – Very interesting stories about the dictator who chose the place but never visited it again.
- Local lunch can be prepared on a boat in the river of Babylon.
- Guarantee access and entry tickets.
- Knowledgeable tour guide.
- Comfortable transportation.
- Babylon detailed tours.
- Accomodation at 3* in Babylon.
- Logistical support.
- Local food meals.