Yazidi shrine in northern Iraq (Ezidkhan)

Lalish is in Iraqi Kurdistan.

Get inEdit

Return taxi from 'Duhok costs 40,000 dinars. It takes approx. 1 hour.

Get aroundEdit


The shrines of the Yezidi holy men

"Holy See" of the Kurdish Yezidi religion.

  • 1 Tomb of Sheikh Adi ibn Musafir (In city centre, along the main road). Tomb of Sheikh Adi ibn Musafir (Kurdish: Şêx Adî), the main figure of the Yazidi faith., and associated temples.

Religious festival takes place in September, the autumn Feast of the Assembly.

Lalish is an amazing area. get here on a popular day when the people are here. Take off your shoes, they walk bare foot here. Walk up the main street and there is a special underground part 100meters or so on the right. you have to walk through a gate and into a square area. inside here there is a secret area. People are super friendly, they can show you around.






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