Al-Jawadain Holy Shrine, Baghdad

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See a jewel of Islamic architecture at Al-Jawadain Holy Shrine, whose golden dome and four golden minarets remain a shining landmark on Baghdad's skyline. Years of reconstruction have restored the iconic mosque to its former glory after destruction during the U.S.-led invasion. Visit the graves of 8th-century Shiite Imam Musa Al-Kadhim, and 9th-century Imam Muhammad Al-Jawad, descendant of the Prophet Mohammed. At the time of prayers the mosque fills with visitors. Expect a high level of security and safety measures in place. To find out how to plan a trip to Baghdad, use our trip itinerary maker.
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  • October 2, 2017
    A very spiritual place that it's hard for words describe it. Simply it's Excellent. Though it's a religious place, but almost every one visited AlKathemiya thought it's amazing. Yet, to me spiritually...  more »
  • September 5, 2017
    It is a spiritual place for those seeking tranquillity and closeness to God, a sacred shrine to the Shiite Muslims, where the remains of two of the greatest men of Islam, Imam Musa al-Kadhim and Imam ...  more »
  • August 17, 2017
    A great thing to visit this place in which 2 of the prophet Muhammed s sons were graved , for whom people seek peace and quietness .The city contain a bazaar with ordinary items, many gold shops consi...  more »

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