Imam Hussain's Shrine, Karbala

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. Find out how to plan Karbala trip without stress by asking Inspirock to help create an itinerary.
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  • 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, c...  more »
  • 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...beautifu...  more »
  • 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.  more »

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