8 days in Karbala Itinerary

8 days in Karbala Itinerary

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Karbala ©
Karbala is a city in central Iraq, located about 100km southwest of Baghdad, and a few miles east of Lake Milh. You'll find plenty of places to visit near Karbala: Kufa (Al Sahlah Great Mosque, Masjid Hannana, &more), Najaf (Wadi Al-Salaam Cemetery & Shrine Amir al-mo'menin Ali bin Abi Talib peace be upon him) and Babylon (in Al Hillah). It doesn't end there: contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Imam Hussain's Shrine and steep yourself in history at Shrine of the two sons of Muslim Ibn Aqeel.

To find traveler tips, ratings, maps, and tourist information, read Karbala trip planner.

If you are flying in from United Arab Emirates, the closest major aiports are Baghdad International Airport and Al Najaf International Airport. March in Karbala sees daily highs of 28°C and lows of 13°C at night. You'll set off for home on the 2nd (Thu).

Things to do in Karbala

Historic Sites Museums

Side Trips

Kufa, Najaf, Babylon
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Imam Hussain's Shrine ©
Imam Hussain's Shrine
Wadi Al-Salaam Cemetery ©
Wadi Al-Salaam Cemetery