Ctesiphon is a ruin in Iraq's Baghdad Belts. It was once an ancient Persian capital city, but only a former palace, with the world's largest unreinforced arch, remains standing. The town of Salman Pak is nearby, and is also covered in this article.
There are roads connecting nearby Baghdad to Salman Pak.
- 1 Arch of Ctesiphon (Tāq Kasrā). Only visible remaining structure of the ancient city of Ctesiphon. This arc was built in the 3rd century AD by the Parthians and is the world's largest single-span brick arc.
- 2 Salman Al-Farsi Mosque. Contains the burial place of Salman the Persian, an early companion of Islamic prophet Muhammad.
- Sweets Factory Hussein Alchukrgi
- Ovens and Pastries Mustafa