Heavy snowfall in Gara mountain attracts local tourists

2/13/2023 10:28:16 AM
Iraqis are flocking to the mountains in the Kurdistan region to enjoy the snow.

Buses bring tourists from Baghdad and other cities in the south of Iraq to the snow-blanketed Gara mountain in Dohuk.

People were dancing and playing with snow that covered large swaths of the area.

The trip from Baghdad to Dohuk by bus usually takes about five hours.

Gara mountain stands at 2,151 meters above sea level.

It is a favourite destination for local tourists, especially for people from Baghdad and southern Iraq where the weather is drier and warmer.

The snowy weather is also a great economic boost for the Kurdistan region, as it attracts Arab tourists who inject some much-needed cash into the local economy.

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