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Holy Shrine of Imam Hussain

Al Jumhurya St, Karbala 56001, Iraq
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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 yesterday
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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Al Jumhurya St, Karbala 56001, Iraq
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Reviewed yesterday 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

Thank Q C
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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

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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.

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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

Thank sadiq864
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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)

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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

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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

Thank pp_kuriakose53
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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

3  Thank sipivu
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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

3  Thank xaamx
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