Last updated on August 28, 2019
After years of constraints, the region has been opened to a different generation.
The region, at the Karrh district, was formerly the headquarters of US troops, followed by a series of Iraqi regimes. For most taxpayers, it’s regarded as a sign of the battle that ravaged Baghdad.
Today, the place is inhabited by foreign embassies, the Iraqi authorities construction, and a public theater.
The introduction of the Green Zone is regarded as a”message of love and reassurance” said one spokesperson, who consider that the shift”means moving from a painful past into a future.”
Introduction the region has had a massive effect on the day to day lives of Iraqis. Following the zone has been formally opened to the general public in June, drivers’ journeys are shortened from a few hours to below ten minutes.
Reports earlier this year stated that life in Iraq’s capital is starting to seem like any typical busy town, with blast walls being removed about 16 years following the US invasion. Families and friends hang out in people, and dealers sell products in outside markets.
The Ministry of Culture can be optimistic that the current recognition of Babylon as a UNESCO World Heritage Website will boost tourism and industry in Iraq.
“Babylon captures the attention of the planet, and may also bring in tourists from different nations, and private and public tourism associations.