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Great Mosque of Kufa, Kufa

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Visit Great Mosque of Kufa, a site where people believe the Prophet Muhammed stopped before going to God. The mosque suffered most during Saddam Hussein's regime, as he closed it to avoid gatherings. See valuable decorations containing rubies, diamonds, gold, and silver. Inside the mosque you can see tiles and marble, the same as the ones in Mecca. Look carefully to see details, including verses from the Quran, on the walls inside. Both the interior and exterior achieve impressive architectural accomplishments. Plan your Great Mosque of Kufa visit and explore what else you can see and do in Kufa using our Kufa trip builder.
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  • you feel realuy luky man to visit this masque it the greater masque in islam evrey day many ,mnany milions muslim meet it  more »
  • One of the oldest mosques, where there lay so many good ones. And the denominator for many prophets and righteous people, and near the mosque of Imam Ali (a.s.) in Kufa
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  • Must visit . Spent about three hours here . The places in the mosque represent some amazing history . Reading up before hand would certainly be useful  more »