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Description: Karbala city does not have any airport or railway station at this time, So the only entrance is either by bus or by cars. The terminals in every city of Iraq has cars going towards Karbala to pick
Karbala city does not have any airport or railway station at this time, So the only entrance is either by bus or by cars. The terminals in every city of Iraq has cars going towards Karbala to pick up visitors. While the entrance of Karbala is well protected and check points are working hard on every single car that gets into the city.
The Downtown of Karbala is closed and the entry of vehicles into the area of 1km around the holy shrines is forbidden except for security, the shrines' personnel and residents of Downtown Karbala. Anyone else who wants to get in must put their car in a parking and get in either via the holy shrine buses or on foot.
- 32.616365 44.032313 Imam Hussein Holy Shrine ( مقام الامام الحسين ). One of the holiest sites in Shia Islam, it contatins the grave of Hussein ibn Ali, grandson of the prophet Muhammad.
- Hadrat Abbas Shrine Shrine. Historical building. the burial place of the brave son of Imam Ali (AS), and half-brother of Imam Hussein. The shrine is especially revered by the Shia who visit it every year, in the month of Muharram, and various other times of the year, to honour his legendary martyrdom in the Battle of Karbala.
- 32.617189 44.036217 Al Abbas Mosque ( مسجد الامام العباس, Masjid al-‘Abbās ). The mausoleum of ‘Abbās ibn ‘Alī, located across from the Imām Husayn Mosque in Karbalā, Iraq. ‘Abbās was the brother of Hasan and Husayn, and was the flag-bearer for Husayn in the Battle of Karbalā. The majority of the design was done by Persian and Central Asian architects. The central pear shaped dome is an ornately decorated structure with two tall minarets on its sides. The tomb is covered with pure gold and surrounded by a trellis of silver, along with Iranian carpets rolled out on the floors.
There are also a lot of religious places around the Holy Shrines of Imam Hussen and Abulfadhl-Al-Abbas