Hawary Shar Park

Slemani’s landmark Hawary Shar park, one of the biggest in the Middle East, covers an area of 1,000 square kilometers.

Over 3,000 trees have been planted along the surrounding valley. The park has many attractions including Fountain Lake, a cycling track, a skateboarding park, and a 5,000-seat, open-air auditorium built in the style of the colosseum in Rome. The amphitheater aims to host international and local arts festivals, while showcasing Kurdish culture.

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