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Wadi Al-Salaam Cemetery, Najaf

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Cemetery
See one of the world's largest cemeteries at Wadi Al-Salaam Cemetery. Explore on your own, or join an organized tour and learn about the history of the 601 hectare (1,485 acre) site. Among the over 5 million graves, you'll see the final resting place of important citizens and ancient prophets. Once considered a part of heaven, the cemetery draws scores of faithful pilgrims; many wish to be buried here, believing they will find peace after death. To visit Wadi Al-Salaam Cemetery and get the most from your holiday in Najaf, create itinerary details personal to you using our Najaf itinerary builder.
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  • The biggest cemetery in the world that Shiites bury their dead with closeups of the shrine of Imam Ali (as), and the graves of some prophets, believing that this relieves the torment.
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  • Of the largest-ever world where graves in this cemetery lot of righteous prophets, as the novels are here Adam and Noah graves and hood and Saleh this cemetery is located close to the tomb of Imam Ali Ibn Abi Talib (a.s.) and buried at the cemetery moatahm Shiite Muslims from inside and outside Iraq.
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  • wadi al-salam وادی السلام biggest and greatest muslem cemetery is great and quaint very big with warm weather suitable for late afternoon tomb of "Hood" and "Saleh"  more »