Shrine Amir al-mo'menin Ali bin Abi Talib peace be upon him, Najaf

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Pay your respects at Shrine Amir al-mo'menin Ali bin Abi Talib peace be upon him, 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. Put Shrine Amir al-mo'menin Ali bin Abi Talib peace be upon him on your schedule, and learn what else deserves a visit by using our Najaf online travel route planner .
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  • Imam ali is the cousin of the prophet mohammed
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