Imam Hussain's Shrine, Karbala

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In the middle of the bustling city, Imam Hussain's Shrine represents one of the first and largest Muslim pilgrimage sites in the world. See the final resting place of Husayn Ibn Ali (the third Shia imam), a holy site greatly respected by Muslims all over the planet. If you visit during Ashura, the anniversary of the imam's death, you’ll find millions of pilgrims who come to pray and pay their respects to the famous martyr. Reflect on the architectural style of the grand complex, and enjoy the view of its golden domes and minarets, accompanied by numerous colorful decorations. Outside, check out the quaint shops and stalls selling refreshments and souvenirs. Find out how to plan Karbala trip without stress by asking Inspirock to help create an itinerary.
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  • Visited at the time of Arbaeen which is a holy festival. Heavily crowded as it is called largest annual gathering in the world but at the same time, a great learning experience to see history and devo...  more »
  • I don't recommend it.... What a terrible place.. Even let your head not come to visit this place, I will say more.. The country
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