The primary focus of pilgrimages to Karbala, this large shrine contains the tomb of Imam Husayn (d. 680), the grandson of the Prophet Muhammad and a much-revered Shi'a martyr.
Quick Facts on Shrine of Imam Husayn
- Other names
- Shrine of Imam Husayn
Shrine of Imam Husayn, Karbala
Shrine of Imam Hussain
- 684; 11th C; 14th C
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