Saturday 17-09-2016 | 3:55:11
At an altitude of more than two kilometers from the sea in the village of Ancki tourists go to see these palaces, which the government turned it into a tourist sites, where strives to preserve it and protect it from extinction in order to attract tourists.
Magda says Noureddine Hussein, Legal Director of the ownership and the Directorate General for Tourism in Dohuk, said that preservation is important, where "the atmosphere in the beautiful province of Kurdistan." And it hopes that it will attract tourists from all over the world.
Palace "Karh" Palace or "clouds" is also officially known as one of the shortcomings that have withstood the US-led invasion of Iraq in 2003, and has remained to this day tell stories ago for the former Iraqi regime.
From the vicinity of the palace says writer and historian Mohammed Nassif: "constructed 4 sets of shortcomings in this area late eighties in the wake of the Iran-Iraq war.
Faces Palace hater presidential palace else, knows Palace Ancki higher Ancki resort. "
Mushir al - Mohammed, director of Sarsank area in the Amadiyah area, north of Dohuk, adds:" There were other shortcomings in the Karuk and also a group in Ochoa, which was dedicated to the Republican Guard. There were two groups of palaces that no longer exist after the 1991 uprising, and remained some shortcomings , such as a hater and Ancki. "
Huge concrete walls have been witness to the events that occurred in the recent past reveal to visitors the grandeur and creativity of the designers of these palaces.
Palaces rickety abandoned very much like a case of hundreds of thousands of Iraqi homes, but the difference between them that these palaces has survived to some extent and the preservation of some of the features in contrast to several Iraqi cities.