Shrine of Sayidda Zeinab Damascus, Syria

Located in the town of Sayyidah Zaynab south of Damascus, the Shrine of Sayidda Zeinab is an opulent Iranian-style Shi'a mosque and shrine. It shelters the tomb of Sayidda Zeinab, the daughter of Imam Ali and granddaughter of the Prophet Muhammad. A large mosque is attached to the shrine.

The Shrine of Sayeda Zainab (as)
Murtada al Mousawy

Facts & Stats

Best Known As
Shrine of Sayidda Zeinab
Full Name
Shrine of Sayidda Zeinab
Also Known As
Mausoleum of Lady Zaynab
Sayyidah Zaynab
Sayyidah Zaynab Mosque
36.340901° N, 33.444627° E  (map)


Further Resources

  1. Sayyidah Zaynab Mosque. Wikipedia.