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One of the best Mosques

We had a brief stop here after visiting the ruins/temple. This mosque is one of the best we have... read more

Reviewed 28 November 2017
Andyrock81
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Rockhampton, Australia
Nice Mosque

but it is tricky to stop and visit this place as it is controlled by the Hesbollah group. Careful... read more

Reviewed 12 November 2017
michael c
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Stockholm, Sweden
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  • Excellent39%
  • Very good33%
  • Average22%
  • Poor3%
  • Terrible3%
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“min walk” (2 reviews)
“mosaics” (2 reviews)
“shrine” (2 reviews)
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Baalbeck, Lebanon
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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
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
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
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
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
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
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

Thank RickMIusa
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
Reviewed 24 August 2016

This is one of the Holy places in Baalbeck, its nice to be seen, as it has beautiful architecture . its very nice place

Thank Guideleb
Reviewed 14 August 2016

This modern mosque is impossible to miss en route to the Baalbek Temples. It is heavily fortified and according to my guide, a gift from Iran. This new landmark is as much about staking a territorial claim for Hezbollah as it is as a place...More

Thank Connoisseur-of-Life
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