Visiting Babylon

Even today with international tourism waning in the face of military threats, Iraqis regularly visit this famous site.


This video was produced in cooperation with the World Monuments Fund.

Additional resources:

New York Times article on how the World Monuments Fund and CyArk are using laser technology to digitally preserve monuments in the Near East (December 29, 2015)

Cite this page as: Dr. Beth Harris, Lisa Ackerman and World Monuments Fund, "Visiting Babylon," in Smarthistory, November 12, 2015, accessed June 2, 2023,