Imam Hussain's Shrine, Karbala

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In the middle of the bustling city, Imam Hussain's Shrine represents one of the first and largest Muslim pilgrimage sites in the world. See the final resting place of Husayn Ibn Ali (the third Shia imam), a holy site greatly respected by Muslims all over the planet. If you visit during Ashura, the anniversary of the imam's death, you’ll find millions of pilgrims who come to pray and pay their respects to the famous martyr. Reflect on the architectural style of the grand complex, and enjoy the view of its golden domes and minarets, accompanied by numerous colorful decorations. Outside, check out the quaint shops and stalls selling refreshments and souvenirs. Find out how to plan Karbala trip without stress by asking Inspirock to help create an itinerary.
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  • You are a lucky person if you visit this place . place cant be described. Its so amazing. The crowd is huge so you need to hold hands with the person you are in order not to loose that soneone  more »
  • A place where the Soul, the Body and the Mind are at peace forever. The people serving the shrine have done a marvelous job accommodating a huge crowd of Zuwar.  more »
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