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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I was Flabagasted by visiting Imam Hussains Haram.What a unique adventure of visiting Haram Sharif.Amin Suma Amin. more »
My best experience to date and most probably for my life time. Imam Hussain AS and his 72 companions were martyred by Yazid (lanat beshymar) and his army 1400 years ago. Yazid brought over 100,000 arm... more »
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