Lalish is in Iraqi Kurdistan.
Return taxi from 'Duhok costs 40,000 dinars. It takes approx. 1 hour.
"Holy See" of the Kurdish Yezidi religion.
The tomb of Şêx Adî the main figure of the Yazidi faith and the temples are located in the center of Lalish.
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.