Najaf Tourism, Iraq

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Najaf (Arabic: النجف‎‎; BGN: An Najaf) is a city in central Iraq about 160 km (roughly 100 miles) south of Baghdad. Its estimated population in 2013 was 1,000,000 people. It is the capital of Najaf Governorate. It is widely considered the third holiest city of Shi'a Islam, the Shia world’s spiritual capital and the center of Shi'a political power in Iraq.


Find the best activities, restaurants and things to do in Najaf, Iraq. Explore Najaf travel guide before you plan your trip here. A holiday in Najaf can generally be of 1-2 days.

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Facts and Stats for Najaf*

  • Cost for Essentials in Najaf

    Here's how much it will cost to shop in Najaf

    • Local calling per minute on Prepaid mobile 0.13 USD
    • International Movie per seat 8.45 USD
    • Summer clothing in a chain store 10.31 USD
    • Pair of Basic Nike Shoes 65.59 USD
    • Pair of Basic Levis Jeans 10 USD

*Stats and figures mentioned are crowd-sourced ​and subjected to change without notice.

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