Sami Abdul Rahman Park
Sami Abdul Rahman Park is the best and largest park in Erbil and is located almost in the city center and very mixed in activities but the main activities are walking, running and children’s games. You can also provide dinner and hiking. This park is a good and beautiful place for family members, people exercising and any kind of excursion.
The Chandar Park is located south of the Erbil Citadel, behind the Al-Sawaf Mosque, and it was built according to a modern design and contains many play areas for children. A hall of local art galleries built in the shape of the famous Chandra Cave located in the middle of the park.
Chandar Park offers a green retreat from the crowded streets and crowds and you can relax in the quiet garden on shaded chairs or go to a restaurant and cafes for a refreshing drink and meal. You can enjoy the gardens that embrace a variety of types of plants and a small clean lake in the middle, then head to the art gallery on site to get to know local artists and admire their work.
Waterfall on the Bagh Park
Ali Bagh Waterfalls are located with 12 km (7.5 mi) of dramatic class cliffs. Ali Bagh Waterfalls attract many visitors and features on the Iraqi currency. You can go for a picnic or snack from a seller on site, and enjoy the surrounding mountain areas in this popular family-friendly retreat.
Sakura Park is one of the most prominent symbols of nature in Iraqi Kurdistan, which is located in the city of Erbil. This park was established on an area of two acres in 1896 as an addition to Riverside Park, on land donated by John D. and Kefler Jr., overlooking the Hudson River.
In 1912, she planted more than 2,500 cherry trees as a gift from Japan which is a gesture of friendship that also included donating 20,000 trees to Washington, D.C. and placing them next to Grant’s grave in a plan designed by Charles Downing Lai to celebrate the diplomatic visit of the former president to Japan in 1879 and completed trees Cherry with ginkgo to add more Japanese character to the garden.
In 1928, Rockefeller offered a redesign of the garden to improve the setting and transform the rolling hilltop into a flat and formal scene, while retaining some of the original Japanese cherry trees. In 1946 two small play areas were added and in 1960 Tokyo city donated a Japanese lantern.
In 1981, Quinnle Rothschild Associates worked on the restoration of the park, which included designing a play area, building a space for performance, soft cultivation, and Japanese cherry trees. The garden was renovated in 1986 to remove bloated landscapes and recreate the comprehensive planting plan