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True Blue

the mosque in the heart of the city is unique in its use of blue ceramic tiles laid in ornate... read more

Reviewed 19 May 2017
RHM63
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Oxfordshire, United Kingdom
Main attraction of Mazar

The famous blue mosque is situated in the heart of Mazar e Sharif city. For any one visiting Mazar... read more

Reviewed 5 December 2016
FaruqFaisel
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Kathmandu, Nepal
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Mazar-i-Sharif, Afghanistan
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Reviewed 19 May 2017

the mosque in the heart of the city is unique in its use of blue ceramic tiles laid in ornate designs. The towers in particular are beautiful.

Thank RHM63
Reviewed 5 December 2016

The famous blue mosque is situated in the heart of Mazar e Sharif city. For any one visiting Mazar, this mosque is a must visit.

Thank FaruqFaisel
Reviewed 23 September 2016 via mobile

the blue mosque is one of the most beautiful place in Mazar-e-Sharif and in North Afghanistan. the historical architecture is good preserved and the atmosphere around the mosque is unique.

Thank Matthias D
Reviewed 3 September 2016

I landed at the Mazar-i-Sharif airport from Kunduz on the way to Kabul, and had a few hours so, I went to the mosque which was very close to the airport, and it wasn't anything to write home about. The airport was built a few...More

Thank Sean O
Reviewed 25 August 2016 via mobile

If you visit Mazar-i-Sharif, this is the first and most respectful landmark to see and make sure your clean, physically and mentally. For this is the safest and one of the most sacred places of Mazar. Hope you have a safe trip. CHAW, SALAM

Thank majeed a
Reviewed 21 August 2016

One of the must see in Afghanistan! The Shrine is beautiful, especially in the early morning. Just take a seat under the tree, take a look at the shrine, have a talk with afghan pilgrims and drink a glass of green tea with them. You...More

Thank Piotr S
Reviewed 10 July 2016

The Shrine of Hazrat Ali is on par with the architecture in Esfahan and Samarkand. It is unique because unlike many other similar mosques/shrines, every side of this mosque is covered by colourful tiles. A great time to visit is around 530-6pm in the summer,...More

Thank 96joshuap
Reviewed 10 September 2015 via mobile

I was on a project visit in 2002 and was fortunate enough to visit this wonderful mosque at the crack of dawn. The blue stones shone glorious in a brght summer morning. You automatically get a serene feeling as you view the soaring minars against...More

1  Thank LostEarthling
Reviewed 3 September 2015

Beautiful mosque. As other reviewers say - you could spend hours looking. If it was safe! This is probably the pinnacle of Afghanistan Tourism. An absolutely stunning building.

2  Thank Sebmack
Reviewed 5 August 2015

People often ask me "why did you travel to Afghanistan", all I do is show them a picture of this mosque and they are left in awe. This mosque you can spend days inspecting the blue tiles and white marble facades of this absolute beauty....More

Thank Stephengollan
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lilaeu33
24 July 2015|
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Response from majeed a |
Ofcourse women will be safe but if they wear respectful clothes ! If any woman in any country in the world go out half naked, i'm sure someone will disturb her.
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