Trip Planner:   Middle East  /  Iraq  /  Najaf Province  /  Najaf  /  Historic Sites  /  Imam Ali Ibn Abi Talib Shrine
Imam Ali Ibn Abi Talib Shrine, Najaf
(4.8/5 based on 35+ reviews on the web)
Pay your respects at Imam Ali Ibn Abi Talib Shrine, considered the third holiest pilgrimage site for Shia Muslims. The complex serves as the resting place for the first imam, Ali ibn Abi Talib, and is also believed by many to house the remains of Noah and Adam. The complex was built around the imam’s grave in 977 CE, and has since been damaged and repaired several times. Reflect on the ancient traditional Islamic architecture, and don’t miss seeing the gold veranda, which serves as an entirely gilded entrance to the building. Before you head to Najaf, plan trip itinerary details with our user-friendly Najaf itinerary builder, to make sure you see all that Najaf has to offer, including Imam Ali Ibn Abi Talib Shrine.
Create a full Najaf itinerary
map

Plan your trip to Najaf

  • Get a personalized plan

    A complete day-by-day itinerary
    based on your preferences
  • Customize it

    Refine your plan. We'll find the
    best routes and schedules
  • Book it

    Choose from the best hotels
    and activities. Up to 50% off
  • Manage it

    Everything in one place.
    Everyone on the same page.

Plans in Najaf by other users

30 days in Central America, Caribbean & Middle East BY A USER FROM UNITED STATES September, popular PREFERENCES: September ATTRACTION STYLE: Popular PACE: Medium 16 days in Iraq BY A USER FROM PORTUGAL March, culture, historic sites, museums, popular PREFERENCES: March, culture, historic sites, museums ATTRACTION STYLE: Popular PACE: Medium 1 day in Najaf BY A USER FROM PAKISTAN January, popular PREFERENCES: January ATTRACTION STYLE: Popular PACE: Medium 19 days in Iraq BY A USER FROM NEW ZEALAND December, popular PREFERENCES: December ATTRACTION STYLE: Popular PACE: Medium 14 days in Iraq & Syria BY A USER FROM NETHERLANDS January, popular PREFERENCES: January ATTRACTION STYLE: Popular PACE: Medium 14 days in Iraq & Syria BY A USER FROM NETHERLANDS January, popular PREFERENCES: January ATTRACTION STYLE: Popular PACE: Medium 7 days in Iraq BY A USER FROM IRAQ January, popular PREFERENCES: January ATTRACTION STYLE: Popular PACE: Medium 15 days in Iraq BY A USER FROM IRAQ November, popular PREFERENCES: November ATTRACTION STYLE: Popular PACE: Medium 7 days in Iraq BY A USER FROM GUYANA December, popular PREFERENCES: December ATTRACTION STYLE: Popular PACE: Medium 7 days in Iraq BY A USER FROM GREECE December, popular PREFERENCES: December ATTRACTION STYLE: Popular PACE: Medium 36 days in Iraq BY A USER FROM COLOMBIA October, popular PREFERENCES: October ATTRACTION STYLE: Popular PACE: Medium 10 days in Iraq BY A USER FROM IRAQ December, popular PREFERENCES: December ATTRACTION STYLE: Popular PACE: Medium
View more plans
Reviews
TripAdvisor
  • imam ali bin abi talib masque for all muslim partitions not only for some u feel the masue and hear u r soul greal and that for all human 
  • The place is always thriving with visitors and have the best hosts/caretakers. A very creative and low tech locker system is a huge plus. Perhaps the most calming feeling sitting the courtyard. Thursd...  more »
  • Imam Ali Ibn Abi Talib, the Prophet smelting. Destination of millions and a shelter caught. The shrine does not only Shiite followers of all denominations and religions, because the Imam's personality are attractive historically to everyone.
    View original
Google
  • Man kuntu maula Fahaza Ali un maula
  • A very beautiful shrine that houses the grave of a very beautiful personality: Imam Ali, the brother and son in law, of the Holy Prophet Muhammad, peace be upon him. Imam Ali once said to the Muslims: There are only two types of people in this world: either your brother in religion (referring to Muslims) or your equal in creation (referring to non-Muslims). Imam Ali a.s. basically is saying all people in the world should be respected for one reason or another. Hence preserving the real teachings of our beloved Holy Prophet Muhammad. This is in contrast to the polluted and false Islam teach by criminal groups like ISIS and Al Qaeda and their their teachers and financers, the corrupted Al Saud Family. We wish for all our beautiful shrines to be protected and God willing it will be. This is a beautiful shrine pleated in gold with a beautiful inner decorated praying area. My Imam I give you my salaams and warm greetings from my beloved home country, America.
  • Assalamu alaika ya sayyadena maula ali radiallahu anhu
  • Imam Ali's shrine in Najaf, the place where he requested his sons to bury his body, he was martyred during dawn prayer by an extremist muslim. it's also believed that prophets Adam and Noah are buried next to him.
  • ya mhola hama bhi zeyarat naseb hoo amin