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. It couldn't be easier to arrange your visit to Great Mosque of Kufa and many more Kufa attractions: make an itinerary online using Inspirock's Kufa tour itinerary maker site .
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  • This was my fifth visit to the place, a magnificent, sacred, peaceful Masjid with well behaved & courteous people. The Masjid was renovated by Muslim Bohra community leader Dr. Saiyedna Mohammed Burha...  more »
  • Great historical place, Information material for tourist available in several languages, Staff is courteous and hospitable  more »
  • This was my second visit to this great mosque. The first was some 20 years ago and how it has changed. Where as in those days the ground was still just sand and all the various stations of significanc...  more »
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  • The great mosque with great historical background this is the place where maula ali (a.s) the lion of allah (swt) was struck with the poisoned sword by ibn muljim (l.a) this mosque is very big and spacious it and i felt very lucky that i got a chance to pray here
  • This is the place where the Lion Of GOD hazrat Imam Ali a.s. was stuck with a poisoned sword of ibne muljim the cursed. This is the place where muslim ibne aqeel hani bin urwa and ameer mukhtar is resting And they will rise when Hazrat Mahdi atfs will appear in front of this world.
  • Maulana ali masjid. It is built very well and taken care by dawodi Bohra community. If driven in car it would take take 25mins to reach from Najaf haram of maula Ali. You can hire a taxi or either ask your local opretor. Avoid taking electronic equipment security is high.
  • The Great Mosque of Kufa, or Masjid al-Kūfa(Arabic: مسجد الكوفة المعظم/الأعظم‎), or Masjid al-Mu'azam/al-A'azam located in Kūfa, Iraq, is one of the earliest mosques in the world. The mosque, built in the 7th century, contains the remains of Muslim ibn ‘Aqīl - first cousin of Imām Husayn ibn ‘Alī, his companion Hānī ibn ‘Urwa, and the revolutionary Mukhtār al-Thaqafī.
  • very burning place especially in summer. the place which is the place of making Noah's ship in the belief of people. and a very famous mosque in Islamic arts regarding to the holy prophet Muhammad's plan for all the mosques in Islam. and also the place of murdering Ali-ibn-Abitaleb the cousin of Muhammad during his praying.
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