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Beautiful exterior

Couldn't find a place to stop, so didn't manage to go inside, but the exterior is beautiful and... read more

Reviewed 5 weeks ago
FiShep
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London, United Kingdom
Wow!

Beautiful mosque full of amazing details. If you go to Baalbek you should defenetly visit here as... read more

Reviewed May 15, 2018
iwesterlund
via mobile
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Reviewed 5 weeks ago

Couldn't find a place to stop, so didn't manage to go inside, but the exterior is beautiful and definitely worth looking out for. Armed Hezbollah guard this Shia mosque, but the feel was friendly, not hostile.

Thank FiShep
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Reviewed 15 May 2018 via mobile

Beautiful mosque full of amazing details. If you go to Baalbek you should defenetly visit here as well. Inside The mosque you'll find very bling bling decoration which to me was amazing.

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Reviewed 28 November 2017

We had a brief stop here after visiting the ruins/temple. This mosque is one of the best we have been to, a statement made after visiting other mosques in Iran, Jordan, UAE, Malaysia and Brunei. The artwork and decoration was simply stunning. Discreet photography was...More

Thank Andyrock81
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Reviewed 12 November 2017

but it is tricky to stop and visit this place as it is controlled by the Hesbollah group. Careful when taking pictures.

1  Thank michael c
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Reviewed 6 November 2017

Gilded colorful exterior and very impressive. We drove by but could not help appreciating the beauty of it from outside

Thank j d
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Reviewed 29 October 2017

It's a beautiful Shia mosque. Is worth going inside - quite dazzling decorations. Won't take long to do.

Thank Ripwalk
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Reviewed 14 May 2017 via mobile

Beautiful Shia mosque - stunning tiles on the outside and the inside is lit up with neon lights. Guarded by Hezbollah - separate areas for men and women but gowns provided. Free entry. Definitely worth the 5/10 min walk from Baalbek ruins. People were friendly...More

Thank davidlross87
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Reviewed 14 May 2017

i went there in 2016. and was hosted by mayor of the city who was friend of my friend .this holy shrine is very close to Hajar al-Hibla .and you need to cross at least 2 security check points . nice and very comfortable for...More

Thank tasteofqazvin
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Reviewed 10 May 2017

As another TripAdvisor reviewer has stated, this is not a mosque, it is The Shrine of Sayeeda Khawla Daughter of Imam Hussein and it is a Shi'ite pilgrimage center. She died while traveling when she was young and was buried here. The shrine is a...More

1  Thank RickMIusa
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Reviewed 15 September 2016

Before arriving at Baalbeck, our (Shia) guide told us about this place - official name is The Shrine of Sayeeda Khawla Daughter of Imam Hussein, and emphasised it's not a mosque, it's a shrine. The Irani influnece is evident from the outlook as well as...More

1  Thank Shuang Q
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