Ziggurat of Ur, the house of the Prophet Abraham
The Ziggurat of Ur is about 20 km west of the city of Nasiriyah. It is one of the oldest listed temples in the world. Older than the pyramids and the pyramids of Peru and the Incas in Mexico. It was built by the Sumerian King Urnammu in 2100 BC. The ziggurat of Ur reaches a height of 16 m, it was previously 26 m.
It is visited by believers of all religions for pilgrimage. The religious value of Abraham prompted the Pope, the Vatican, to hold prayers at the site of Ur in Iraq, which encouraged many local and foreign tourists to visit this important historical and religious landmark.
The ziggurat of Ur was of interest to Western tourists in the seventies and eighties of the last century.
You can see the ruins of Ur’s ziggurat from a distance of several kilometers, and you can also climb to the top of the ziggurat and enjoy watching its wonderful geometric form. The ziggurat is located in the center of the ancient ancient city of Ur.
The city of Ur contains the royal tomb that includes King Shulki and the house of the Prophet Abraham, the house of Ankhdwana (the first poet in history) and the temple of Dab Lal Mach, in addition to many important monuments that have not been discovered so far.