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Incredible

As a westerner, not really religious at all, this place is nice to visit and experience. Across the... read more

Reviewed 20 August 2018
Q C
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Certainly the most spiritual place to visit

There are no words to describe the grandeur of the shrine of Imam Hussain a.s.. the spiritual... read more

Reviewed 21 April 2018
Aasiya Khurram A
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20 Aug 2018
“Incredible”
21 Apr 2018
“Certainly the most spiritual place to visit ”
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Al Jumhurya St, Karbala 56001, Iraq
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Reviewed 20 August 2018 via mobile

As a westerner, not really religious at all, this place is nice to visit and experience. Across the way is another Shrine. Very busy, no pictures allowed inside

Date of experience: January 2018
Thank Q C
Reviewed 21 April 2018 via mobile

There are no words to describe the grandeur of the shrine of Imam Hussain a.s.. the spiritual connection that one feels and the recollection of the martyrdom at Karbala on the day of Ashura. It is believed that martyrs don't die.. one can feel the...More

Date of experience: April 2018
1  Thank Aasiya Khurram A
Reviewed 9 November 2017

The third Imam of Muslims-Shia. As you entered it take you to another world that even you don't feel yourself. If you love religious places, don't miss here.

Date of experience: November 2017
Thank Pouria76
Reviewed 8 October 2017 via mobile

It is the place where Imam Hussain AS camped before Ashora war started There is an allocation of all the camps for family and himself and his supporters

Date of experience: October 2017
Thank sadiq864
Reviewed 6 June 2017

When the spirit is filled with anxiety and dark vision in the middle of the day, when the birds stop singing, you only visit the tomb of Hussein (on him and his grandfather and his parents, peace and blessings be upon him)

Date of experience: January 2017
Thank Acer A
Reviewed 28 March 2017

one of the only place in the world where you are drawn in the pain and sufferings of history and sacrifice of Imam Husain and alaiyeibet. So much pain that reaps your heart apart. Must visit at least once in life time

Date of experience: April 2016
Thank Razta
Reviewed 20 October 2016

My first visit was in 1988, not visit but visits, while I was working with Ministry of Defense, Iraq government, firstly one of our project was in Karbala among other three places - Baghdad & Msul. Secondly the immigration office was located at Karbala, for...More

Date of experience: July 2016
Thank pp_kuriakose53
Reviewed 24 May 2015

Once you passed security gates outside the protected area, you can reach the mosque about 10 minutes away by foot. We were invited to go inside by the mollahs; they even let us take some photos inside, which is very unusual. We were also invited...More

Date of experience: June 2014
3  Thank sipivu
Reviewed 11 May 2015

Walking for 5 minute from Imam hussain shrine reaching to Al jumhuriya street you will find Imam Husain Camp shrine . The shrine building has a famous name known as Khaima-gah .The site which is designed as a shrine does not contain any graves but...More

Date of experience: March 2015
3  Thank xaamx
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