It is located at the Halabja Street opposite the Central Bank of the Region in Erbil, and was called so after the archeological lighthouse of Erbil (“Minara” means “lighthouse), which now occupies one corner of the park. Situated almost at the heart of the city, the park was designed in an attractive way. It contains a theater located at an undulating site at the west side of the park, and having a capacity of five thousand spectators. Many occasions have been celebrated there, including the French Cinema Week. The park also contains a cafeteria and many benches for the visitors to sit on.