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Wadi Al-Salaam Cemetery, Najaf

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Cemetery Tourist Spot
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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  • Wadi Al-salaam cemetery which is not too far from The Holy Shrine of Imam Ali (as ) in Najaf ashraf city , is one of the oldest and largest cemeteries of the world . Wadi is the buried place of so man...  more »
  • 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 »
  • Historical graveyard with a guided tour who give a brief history of the events that took place and those who died in battle  more »