Iraq’s capital isn’t a terror wasteland as news reports would have you believe. Take a quick romp through the real Baghdad. Walk through open air markets, dance in the street, and meet the people of this lively and wonderful capital.

Video Summary

This meandering tour of Baghdad highlights Al Resafi square, the neighborhoods of Karrada and Al Mansour, Al Mutanabbi street, one of the most famous in Baghdad, and the Shorjh marketplace of Bab Al Sharqi. Through these neighborhoods we see the culture and people of Baghdad enjoying some of the rich art and food native to it. With its distinct architecture always on display, Baghdad is as alive and changing as its people.