Trip Planner : Middle East / Iraq / Karbala Province / Karbala / Sightseeing / Imam Hussain's Shrine
Imam Hussain's Shrine, Karbala
Categories: Landmarks, Sacred & Religious Sites, Tourist Spots
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.
Create a full itinerary - for free!
I have been twice and both times felt blessed to have been able to perform the pilgrimage. This time stayed at the Baron Hotel and so the stay was very very comfortable which made ziarat also pleasura... read more »
A beautifully embellished shrine with Persian tile work, breathtaking roofs and gorgeous chandeliers, Imam Hussain's shrine occupies one end of a marbled walkway, which was once the grounds where the ... read more »
The main attraction for people going to religiously rich historical places like Karbala. Needs some improvement on the signs, which are generally in Arabic. At least some English translations need to ... read more »
Mere mola hamari pereshanian dor kar dein
Ya hazarat imam Hussain tumhari ziyarat naseeb ho
Labbaik ya hussain ......ziyarat nasib ho maula
labbaik ya hussain maula hame bhi zyarat naseeb ho ameen
Kyu ki wo hamare Nabi-E-kreem (S.A.W.)ke nawase he.
Unable to display map at this time. Please try again later.
Are you the owner of this business? Click here for promotion tips.