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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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  • THE holy and great place in Karbala its the shrine of imam hussein , you will found the rest and pleasure in that amazing atmosphere 
  • What a great place to get into this, so forget everything off would you can stay during your stay in it a sense of grandeur, near Habib issuing relief beyond comfort, but always mix you feeling sad and sorry for what happened to Abu ' Abd-Allah Al-Hussein and his family, and his companions ask Allah to succeed is always to visit him.
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  • Great. We had to take off our shoes And no mobiles allowed. It was clean And cold. I want to go there soon with my whole family And friends And relatives. 
  • Meri bigahdi bana deejiye Karbala ab bula lijiye, mere aqa e maula Hussain Karbala ab bula lijiye.
  • LABBAIK YA HUSSAIN MAULA LABBAIK YA HUSSAIN. is namurad na cheees ko apne dar ki chaukhat pe bula lo MAULA marne se pahle ek bar ziyarat kara do wasta hai apko JANABE SAYYADA KA SA.
  • Ya Allah mujhe aik dafa maula ke deedar ko bhej de
  • Who is Hussain(PBUH) Hussain(PBUH) is the grand son of Muhammad Mustafa(PBUH) Hussain(PBUH) is the brave son of Ali Al Murtaza(PBUH) Hussain(PBUH) Is the life and heart of Fatima Zehra(PBUH) Hussain(PBUH) is the younger brother of Hassan Al Mujtaba(PBUH) Hussain(PBUH) is the Protector of Quran and Sunnah Hussain(PBUH) is the way of light for Holy Kabba, He is Hussain(PBUH) In Urdu.... Kon Hussain(a.s) Hussain(a.s) Ibn e Nabi(saww) Ibn e Murtaza(a.s) bhi hy, Hassan(a.s) ka bhai hy aur Ibn e Fatima(s.a) bhi hy, Jahan me "Kuwaja e Ajmeer" ki Sada bhi hy, Hussain(a.s) Deen bhi hy...aur Dee'n Panah bhi hy, Sawal-e-Baiyyat-e-Fasiq py Sar kata bhi diya, Sina ki Nook py Quran phir suna bhi diya. Ye hy Hussain(a.s)