Wadi Al-Salaam Cemetery, Najaf

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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. Quickly create a custom-made itinerary for Najaf using our trip planner.
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  • This is biggest cemetery in the world, you can travel in vehicle through the cemetery, millions of tombs one can see in every direction till your vision reach.  more »
  • Some Shia Moslems believe that to be buried in this cemetery will be a privilege and will have a peaceful resting place, free of grave torment. Therefore, many Shia Moslems from inside and outside Ira...  more »
  • It's the Greatest cemetery in the world and it take some days to take turn and have a tour for visit whole this place. But it has some famous graves and shrines that your guide can guide you there ( I...  more »
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  • Salam Ahel e Wadi -us-salaam, world largest graveyard according to one estimate 50 people in one grave.
  • Glorious and also strange atmosphere
  • World Largest Graveyard Peaceful Place
  • Biggest graveyard in the world 🌎 Consist of graves of several prophets
  • The biggest Cemetery on planet!!! The border ends as border of another country

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