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Capacity: 800,000 - Built 900 - Shi'ite Muslim - Iraq
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Considered the the third of five holy places: after Mecca and Medina.
The Sanctuary of Imam 'Ali (Arabic: حَـرَم ٱلْإِمَـام عَـلِي, romanized: Ḥaram al-Imām ‘Alī), also known as the Mosque of 'Ali (Arabic: مَـسْـجِـد عَـلِي, romanized: Masjid ‘Alī), located in Najaf, Iraq, is a Shi'ite Muslim mosque housing the tomb of 'Alī ibn Abī Tālib, the cousin of Muhammad and the first Shi'ite Imam after him, and the fourth Sunni Rashid Caliph.
According to Shi'ite belief, buried next to Ali within this mosque are the remains of Adam and Nuh (Noah). Each year over 8 million of pilgrims visit the Shrine and pay tribute to Imam Ali.
Ibn Battuta visited the shrine in 1326, noting that it was "carpeted with various sorts of carpets of silk and other materials, and contains candelabra of gold and silver, large and small." Between the three tombs, "are dishes of gold and silver, containing rose-water, musk and various kinds of perfumes. The visitor dips his hand in this andanoints his face with it for a blessing.
The mosque is well known for its big dome. Near its big door are two minarets. The big dome is covered in 7777 brick slabs painted in gold, there are also turquoise mosaics that cover the side and back walls.
Entrance to the shrine is through three main monumental portals on the eastern, northern and southern sides.
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The site is visited annually by at least 8 million pilgrims on average.
There have been terrorist incidents over the years close to the mosque, after the invasion of Iraq by the U.S. military in 2003.