Shanadar Park is south of the Erbil Citadel, behind al-Sawwaf Mosque. It was constructed according to a modern design and contains several play areas for children. a hall for local art exhibitions built in the form of the renowned Shanadar Cave lies at the center of the park.
Shanadar Park offers a green getaway from the busy streets and the crowds. Relax and unwind in the quiet park on the shaded benches, or go to one of the restaurants and cafes for a refreshing drink and meal. Enjoy the maintained gardens featuring a variety of plant species, and the small, clean lake in the middle. Head to the onsite art gallery, where you can learn about the local artists and admire their works. Put Shanadar Park on your schedule, and learn what else deserves a visit by going there.