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Peaceful architectural heaven

This complex of the shrine of Abbas + Imam Hussain is peaceful. This place is an oasis in the... read more

Reviewed 3 weeks ago
YusufRatlamwala
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Mumbai, India
lovely place

The great place of Shiites is here Very spiritual space There is love Anyone who goes away will not... read more

Reviewed 22 September 2018
gcbayat
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Zanjan, Iran
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Reviewed 3 weeks ago

This complex of the shrine of Abbas + Imam Hussain is peaceful. This place is an oasis in the deserted country. The country has suffered a lot due to political issues and wars, however when you visit these shrines, you see the real spirit of...More

Date of experience: November 2018
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Reviewed 22 September 2018

The great place of Shiites is here Very spiritual space There is love Anyone who goes away will not regret it The great man is husein date

Date of experience: December 2017
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Reviewed 29 June 2018

Unlike what we hear from the media about Iraq, this country is not that much dangerous to be visited! A lot of historical and breathtaking religious places are there that no other places can be replace with them! Imam Hussein's Shrine is one of the...More

Date of experience: July 2017
Thank Hamed H
Reviewed 5 April 2018 via mobile

The most beautiful experience of my life visiting the imam in all his grandeur. Be sure to reach atleast one hour before the prayer timings as there is great rush. No make up allowed. They ask you to take it off. The cell phones have...More

Date of experience: April 2018
Thank Aasiya Khurram A
Reviewed 9 March 2018

Most Islamic people pray to Allah that once in life time he be blessed to visit Imam Hussain A.S. holy shrine, like visiting Mecca & Madina. In any history no one would have sacrificed whole family, companions & himself for the truth & trust on...More

Date of experience: March 2018
1  Thank Rupawala
Reviewed 29 January 2018 via mobile

Heaven heaven heaven! Stepping in here guards you from all the evil in the world and the hereafter. Peace be upon you Imam Hussein and your holy family! I willingly pay my allegiance to you...beautiful shrine, the aroma is like heaven it smells amazing here....More

Date of experience: January 2018
1  Thank drmahahashim
Reviewed 29 December 2017 via mobile

The Haram is usually crowded with pilgrims all around the world. Visiting this place has great blessings according to all major Islamic Schools of Thought.

Date of experience: December 2017
2  Thank Naveedtaji
Reviewed 28 December 2017 via mobile

I am in Karbala now and feeing lucky to be here. I pray for all my friends and family that everyone must come here once in life.

Date of experience: December 2017
Thank Jawwad R
Reviewed 2 December 2017 via mobile

In Arbaeen you will not forced to pay for food and places to sleep and rest. In these days of year Iraqi people will welcome you and are your hosts. There is a great walk between Najaf and Karbala that millions of people walk the...More

Date of experience: November 2017
1  Thank Mahdi L
Reviewed 24 November 2017 via mobile

I went with my wife to karbala and stayed for 4 nights. The holy shrines of imam Hussein & Alabbas were our destination in our visit. We had great time and felt the passion for the Holy Ataba by all the crowds we saw where...More

Date of experience: November 2017
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Response from Aasiya Khurram A | Reviewed this property |
No you cannot enter inside the haram with any gadgets, food or shoes. There's a strict security check after which we enter.
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