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Address: Mazar-i-Sharif, Afghanistan

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beautiful place

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... read more

5 of 5 bubblesReviewed 23 September 2016
Matthias D
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5 of 5 bubbles 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.

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St. Petersburg, Florida
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3 of 5 bubbles 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 years back by the us, and american tax payers, and whoever designed it did a... More 

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5 of 5 bubbles 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

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Wroclaw, Poland
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5 of 5 bubbles 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 will love the athmosphere of this place and the whole Mazar. And remember to buy... More 

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Sydney, Australia
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5 of 5 bubbles 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, when you could see the call to prayer. The stall selling pigeon feed is also... More 

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Sydney, Australia
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5 of 5 bubbles 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 a clear sky and people walk by talking in a low voice i reverence to... More 

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5 of 5 bubbles 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.

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 5 August 2015 via mobile

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. While at the mosque white pigeons fly around you the mega phone sings a beautiful... More 

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Elgin, United Kingdom
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 22 April 2015

Went there for a look around as I had been told it was very relaxing and beautiful inside. Used to drive by the place a few years before every other day so when opportunity came up to visit I could not refuse. Was not allowed inside as non Muslim but what I did see was very nice and relaxing. Just... More 

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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 21 April 2015 via mobile

Mazar-E-Sharif is very unussualy for me. Around Mosque flying many white dove's...)) Afghanistan it's the only country where Russian people is almost no.

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