General Directorate of Tourism / Duhok

Duhok Governorate, Kurdistan Region, Iraq

Abdulaziz shrine Kelany

Abdul Aziz Al Gaylani was a famous sheikh and the pole of Alqadiriyya Way. He joined King Salahaddin during the liberation of the Alquids. His shrine is visited by tens of thousands of people, not only from Iraq but also from Iran, Pakistan, India, Afghanistan, and Turkey. The shrine is west of the town of Akra, in a valley full of orchards and grapes