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Imam Hussein shrine among the world's most popular religious sites

09:30 AM | 2022-01-26 386
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The holy shrine of Imam Hussein (AS) has been recognized among the five most popular destinations for pilgrimage in the world, Vietnamese daily reported.


According to the "Lao Dong" newspaper, the holy shrine of Imam Hussein (AS), the third Shia Imam and grandson of Prophet Mohammad (PBUH) is ranked among the five most popular shrines in the world.


The report has introduced the shrine of Imam Hussein (AS), among the holiest sites for followers of Ahlul Bayt (AS), the household of Prophet Mohammad (PBUH), which is visited by millions of pilgrims every year.


The report also detailed the construction and the Islamic decorations in the holy site, as well as the interior and exterior shape of the tomb.


Imam Hussein (AS) is the third Shia Imam and grandson of Prophet Mohammad (PBUH) who rose and fought against the tyrant ruler of his time, Yazid ibn Muawiyah in the Battle of Karbala. He was martyred, together with 72 of his male relatives and companions.



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