A lot of people are looking for new places to visit. Airline travel has made the world a lot smaller and made it possible for a lot more people to visit a lot more different countries. One thing that you have to do if you are one of these people is visit Basra at least once.
Even though historic Basra has been damaged by the Iraq war, it really is still well known for its part in the “Arabian nights” stories and for being where Sinbad the sailor originated. A great deal of reconstruction is being done at the moment though, thanks to the citizens of that city.
If you do visit Basra you ought to have a look at all four palaces. They belonged to the president and can provide a good insight into historic Basra. Then there is the Indian bazaar and the five star hotel to visit. If you prefer religious history, you would be able to see the very first mosque which was built outside of the Arabian Peninsula. For those who prefer a little more nature, you will not be disappointed. There are many different species of bird which pass over and through on their migration route as well as the Basra warbler.
The weather is a typical desert climate. It can get really warm and humid thanks to the proximity of the city to the ocean. This does also mean that the winters do not get too cold to bear though which is good news for tourism.
If you are looking to visit a city that is rich in heritage and beauty, there is nothing that quite beats Basra. It has a rich history and is a truly beautiful city. Ensure that you have a good look at historical Basra if you do manage to visit Basra in all of your travelling.
Everyone should try to visit Basra at some point in their life. Ensure that you know the customs in this country though. You do not want to get into any trouble with the various leaders of the country. They can deal quite harshly with offenders.
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