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Imam Ali Ibn Abi Talib Shrine, Najaf

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Historic Site
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.
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  • The shrine of Imam Ali in Najaf like you went to heaven when the Holy presence, the shrine is also observe the grandeur and attention and hygiene weizahi largest world museums
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  • 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  more »
  • 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 »