Flights to Basra

Travel to the city of Basra in Iraq, a destination that fascinates visitors with its combination of history, culture and natural beauty, and is rich in tourist, archaeological and entertainment attractions that make it a destination for visitors coming from different countries of the world. 

Top Tourist Attractions in Basra

If you are planning to visit this beautiful city, here are some of the most famous tourist attractions that we advise you to visit, starting with the Basra Cultural Museum, which contains precious archaeological treasures represented by 440 artifacts, some of which date back to 300 years BC, and then wandering through the interwoven streets of the ancient city of Basra, which seems like a journey. Travel back in time, relaxing on the Basra Corniche, ideal for an evening stroll, where the waterfront promenade offers stunning views of the Shatt al-Arab River, and a little further away, you’ll see the Iraqi Marshes, an environmental wonder characterized by rich biodiversity.

Conclude your tour of the city with a visit to Basra Sports City, which is the largest sports complex in the city of Basra and the largest sports city in the Middle East.

Culinary Delights in Basra

The cuisine of Basra is a delight for food enthusiasts, offering a blend of flavors perfected over centuries. Be sure to try the local Masgouf, a traditional grilled fish dish, kebabs, and an assortment of appetizers that are staples of Basri cuisine. Additionally, the region is renowned for its sweet dates.

More Ways to Enjoy Basra 

The best activities in Basra include shopping for souvenirs in the Ashar Street market, where locals go to buy everything from spices to textiles. The city is also known for its nightlife at Port Maqal after sunset, which boasts a variety of restaurants and cafés, making it the perfect place to unwind after a day of exploration and enjoy the entertainment.

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Languages Arabic
Currency Dinar
Time Zone +3 GMT
Power Adapter 220 V
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