Victory Arch

The Victory Arch, officially known as the Swords of Qādisīyah، and popularly called the Hands of Victory or the Crossed Swords, are a pair of triumphal arches in central , .

Landmarks in the Area

Museum
The Monument to the Unknown Soldier is a monument in central built by Italian architect, Marcello D'Olivo, based on a concept by Iraqi sculptor, Khaled al-Rahal, and constructed between 1979 and 1982. Photo: Jeffrey Allan Backowski II, CC BY-SA 4.0.

Monument
Photo: Jeremy Weate, CC BY 2.0.

Military facility
The Embassy of the United States of America in Baghdad is the diplomatic mission of the United States of America in the .

Localities in the Area

Suburb
Al Rusafa or Rasafa a district in of , , on the eastern side of the river Tigris. is situated 9 km east of Victory Arch.

Suburb
New Baghdad or Baghdad Al-Jidida is one of nine administrative districts in , . is situated 9 km east of Victory Arch.

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