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Imam Hussain's Shrine, Karbala

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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. For travelers who use our online itinerary creator, Karbala holidays become easier to arrange, with trips to the Imam Hussain's Shrine and other attractions mapped out and timetabled.
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  • Beautiful place on earth, if you have not visited Roza e Imam Hussain you have not visited anything in world. Beautiful architecture with gold silver and glass work.  more »
  • Beautiful divine place. Heaven on earth. Peace of mind and heart.best place on earth..if you have not visited this you have not seen anything  more »
  • A place full of spiritual energy, especially in seasons of solace and ask Allah to bless us forever and ever visit this place Tahar
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