Pank Resort

The Pank Resort is located in the Rawanduz Gorge in the forest of the Zagros Mountains, about 62km northeast of Erbil.   The Pank Resort was founded by Hazem Kurda, a Kurd who

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The Pank Resort is located in the Rawanduz Gorge in the forest of the Zagros Mountains, about 62km northeast of Erbil.

 

The Pank Resort was founded by Hazem Kurda, a Kurd who fled to Sweden during the Saddam Hussein-era. He is one of many Kurds promoting tourism in "the other Iraq".[i] The area is currently in need of eco-preservation management to properly guide the many new tourism resorts in the Rawanduz Gorge.[ii] 

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[i] "Kurdish Resort and Oasis of Peace in Iraq." Washington Times. Retrieved 2014-07-24.

 

[ii] "Rawanduz Gorge." Nature Iraq. Retrieved 2014-07-24.

The Rawanduz Gorge is a popular tourist destination. Private or shared taxis are available from Dohuk.

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