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Great Mosque of Kufa, Kufa
(4.6/5 based on 15+ reviews on the web)
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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TripAdvisor
  • 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 
  • this is the mosque of moula ali (S.A.). I last few years of his life he spend all his time in this mosque. This mosque has been rebuilt by religious of bohra dr. syedna mohammad burhanuddin (R.A.). it...  more »
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  • Great work by Najaf Governorate Blessed to see the sculpted names of 12 Shia Imams in the mosque Very peaceful place to recite namaz n ziyarat behind the Maulana of Mosque
  • Alsalm alikum
  • Amazing ancient mosque. There are a lot to talk about. Please, Google it; it deserves
  • Love this place coz it's place of peace
  • The place where Imam was governing the Islamic world, and the place where he was attacked with a sword by an extremist at dawn prayer and led to his death 3 days later.