Plenty of people are looking for a few new places to visit on their vacations. Since aeroplanes came into being, the world has become a much smaller place and other countries have become a great deal more accessible to those who enjoy travel. Something you must do if you are one of these people is visit basra at least once.
If you are a fan of the story “Arabian nights” or Sinbad the sailor then you are in for a treat if you visit Basra. Unfortunately, historic Basra has been damaged by the Iraq war. The citizens are busily rebuilding their much beloved city though.
Something that you have to see is the four palaces. They all belonged to the president and are a real insight into historic Basra. Other things to see when you visit Basra are the indian market and the five star hotel that Basra is proud to call its own. If you are interested in religious history then you would be able to see the first mosque that was built outside of the Arabian peninsula in Basra. Then there are the various species of bird that pass through on their migration route and the Basra warbler if you happen to be a nature lover instead of an architecture fan. Something for everyone can be found in Basra.
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 at good look at historical Basra if you do mange to visit Basra in all of your travelling.
Basra is a city of wonder and beauty and one that should not be missed by any person. Just be sure that you know the customs so that you do not get into trouble with the religious leaders of the country. As long as you abide by their customs you will really enjoy the city and all the sights that it has on offer.