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14 May 2018
“Wow!”
4 days ago
“Beautiful Shia mosque”
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Reviewed 4 days ago

And that is why it's so beautiful, resembling the ones in Iran. The mosaics are very beautiful. Inside there is a small museum about the Hezbollah (quite interesting!).

Date of experience: December 2018
Thank Ana_L_23
Reviewed 6 November 2018 via mobile

The ornaments are great. The place is massive. I am not into religious sites though. It is a matter of preference.

Date of experience: March 2018
Thank Rawan Y
Reviewed 20 May 2018

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.

Date of experience: May 2018
1  Thank FiShep
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.

Date of experience: May 2018
Thank besterlund
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

Date of experience: November 2017
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.

Date of experience: November 2017
1  Thank 548michaelc
Reviewed 6 November 2017

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

Date of experience: October 2017
Thank 2956jd
Reviewed 29 October 2017

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

Date of experience: October 2017
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

Date of experience: May 2017
Thank Westcountry361
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

Date of experience: October 2016
Thank tasteofqazvin
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