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lovely place

The great place of Shiites is here Very spiritual space There is love Anyone who goes away will not... read more

Reviewed 21 September 2018
Zanjan, Iran
A part of heaven on the earth!

Unlike what we hear from the media about Iraq, this country is not that much dangerous to be... read more

Reviewed 29 June 2018
Hamed H
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Suggested duration: 1-2 hours
Sharii Al-Qibla, Karbala 56001, Iraq
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Reviewed 21 September 2018

The great place of Shiites is here Very spiritual space There is love Anyone who goes away will not regret it The great man is husein date

1  Thank gcbayat
Reviewed 29 June 2018

Unlike what we hear from the media about Iraq, this country is not that much dangerous to be visited! A lot of historical and breathtaking religious places are there that no other places can be replace with them! Imam Hussein's Shrine is one of the...More

Thank Hamed H
Reviewed 5 April 2018 via mobile

The most beautiful experience of my life visiting the imam in all his grandeur. Be sure to reach atleast one hour before the prayer timings as there is great rush. No make up allowed. They ask you to take it off. The cell phones have...More

Thank Aasiya Khurram A
Reviewed 9 March 2018

Most Islamic people pray to Allah that once in life time he be blessed to visit Imam Hussain A.S. holy shrine, like visiting Mecca & Madina. In any history no one would have sacrificed whole family, companions & himself for the truth & trust on...More

1  Thank Rupawala
Reviewed 28 January 2018 via mobile

Heaven heaven heaven! Stepping in here guards you from all the evil in the world and the hereafter. Peace be upon you Imam Hussein and your holy family! I willingly pay my allegiance to you...beautiful shrine, the aroma is like heaven it smells amazing here....More

1  Thank M H
Reviewed 28 December 2017 via mobile

The Haram is usually crowded with pilgrims all around the world. Visiting this place has great blessings according to all major Islamic Schools of Thought.

2  Thank Naveedtaji
Reviewed 27 December 2017 via mobile

I am in Karbala now and feeing lucky to be here. I pray for all my friends and family that everyone must come here once in life.

Thank Jawwad R
Reviewed 2 December 2017 via mobile

In Arbaeen you will not forced to pay for food and places to sleep and rest. In these days of year Iraqi people will welcome you and are your hosts. There is a great walk between Najaf and Karbala that millions of people walk the...More

1  Thank Mahdi L
Reviewed 23 November 2017 via mobile

I went with my wife to karbala and stayed for 4 nights. The holy shrines of imam Hussein & Alabbas were our destination in our visit. We had great time and felt the passion for the Holy Ataba by all the crowds we saw where...More

Thank chadyII
Reviewed 19 November 2017

Everyone knows the history and story about the third Imam. This is his place of burial. The shrine is inside this huge mosque which has been expanded over the years is just magnificent. Unfortunately due to security, cameras and phones are not allowed inside. The...More

Thank SalimM
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24 September 2018|
Response from Aasiya Khurram A | Reviewed this property |
No you cannot enter inside the haram with any gadgets, food or shoes. There's a strict security check after which we enter.
3 June 2018|
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Response from Jawwad R | Reviewed this property |
Yes dear. You can visit to Imam Hussain Shrine. During my visit I noticed many non Muslims visiting karbala.