Hotel Farah Museum

Interior: Installation View

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Kurdish Cultural Heritage Museum, Kurdish Heritage Revival Organization


built ca. 1923, renovated 2013-2015


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Latitude: 35.556241678068
Longitude: 45.440341193855

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One of the oldest structures in Sulaymaniyah, the Hotel Farah was built in the 1920's and was purchased by the Directorate of Antiquities of Sulaimaniyah in 2006. The first floor of the building is occupied by shops. The second floor of the hotel has now become the headquarters of the Kurdish Cultural Revival Organization and houses a museum.


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Photography by the Media Center for Art History, Department of Art History & Archaeology, Columbia University

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March 2017