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Stunning - worth a visit if in Baalbek

Beautiful Shia mosque - stunning tiles on the outside and the inside is lit up with neon lights... read more

Reviewed 14 May 2017
davidlross87
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London, United Kingdom
via mobile
high security area

i went there in 2016. and was hosted by mayor of the city who was friend of my friend .this holy... read more

Reviewed 14 May 2017
tasteofqazvin
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Qazvin, Iran
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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
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

Thank Shuang Q
Reviewed 23 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
Reviewed 15 May 2016

Very beautiful example of religious architecture with a mosque beautifully decorated with mosaics and with a golden dome. If you go to Baalbek certainly worth a peep

Thank Ricardo B
Reviewed 15 July 2014

The place is in a serious need to pay more attention about it you hardly find your way to it and once you will step into it you will notice that the place itself need many things to list considering its current statue . ....More

1  Thank Wissam-AlRasheed
Reviewed 24 May 2014 via mobile

Trip Advisor team. Please be aware that the picture posted here is for Al Amin mosque near the Martyr Square in Beirut. Please remove the pic; it's misleading

3  Thank Abosto
Reviewed 29 January 2014

This mosque, while huge and obvious, serves less as a religious house of worship than as a reminder of how Baalbek is in a Hezbollah controlled area. Not sure of the value of a vista.

1  Thank MichaelNewYork
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