3 days in Najaf Itinerary

3 days in Najaf Itinerary

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Najaf ranks among the most frequented places of Islamic pilgrimage in the world.
Explore hidden gems such as Al Sahlah Great Mosque and Masjid Hannana. Shrine Amir al-mo'menin Ali bin Abi Talib peace be upon him and Babylon are good opportunities to explore the local culture. There's still lots to do: take an in-depth tour of House of Imam Ali Ibn Abi Taleb, contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Maytham al-Tammar Shrine, don't miss a visit to Great Mosque of Kufa, and stroll the grounds of Wadi Al-Salaam Cemetery.

To see photos, traveler tips, more things to do, and tourist information, read Najaf trip planner .

If you are flying in from Lebanon, the closest major airport is Al Najaf International Airport. In August, plan for daily highs up to 53°C, and evening lows to 36°C. On the 13th (Tue), you'll have the morning to explore before heading back home.

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Kufa, Babylon
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Al Sahlah Great Mosque ©
Al Sahlah Great Mosque
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Maytham al-Tammar Shrine