Rescuing Citadel: a ray of hope for Iraq MON, 28 JAN 2008 17:15
Erbil's citadel, claimed to be one of the longest continuously inhabited urban areas on Earth with a history of more than 8,000 years, is in danger. But authorities in northern Iraq's autonomous Kurdish region have a plan to rescue it. They hope to turn the citadel, and the vast archaeological wealth buried within the mound on which it stands, into a world-renowned tourist site complete with hotels, coffee houses, art galleries — and a vibrant, permanent living community.
Qala Museum explores Kurdistan's past WED, 18 APR 2007 18:15
The Qala Antique Museum is so named due to its location inside the Erbil Citadel. Around 500 people, mostly foreigners, visit the Antique Museum of Citadel every day to view the thousands of outstanding Kurdistani antiques.