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Blue Mosque

Mazar-i-Sharif, Afghanistan
+93 78 999 1000
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A beautiful calm place to reflect

Some of the American reviews of this place are just plain wrong. This place was built about 400... read more

Reviewed 1 week ago
Burnham-On-Sea, United Kingdom
Beautiful Piece of History

If you come to Mazar-i-Sharif, you must go to the city's namesake - the Shrine of Ali, or the "Blue... read more

Reviewed 4 weeks ago
Zachary H
Laramie, Wyoming
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Mazar-i-Sharif, Afghanistan
+93 78 999 1000
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Reviewed 1 week ago

Some of the American reviews of this place are just plain wrong. This place was built about 400 years before America existed and represents the pinnacle of tiled decoration. The colours are incredible and the reverence with which it is preserved is outstanding. I have...More

Thank TinbumNorthWales
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

If you come to Mazar-i-Sharif, you must go to the city's namesake - the Shrine of Ali, or the "Blue Mosque." Entrance is free and slightly guarded. The blue tiles of the mosque are the originals, put there almost 600 years ago. Their color is...More

Thank Zachary H
Reviewed 5 weeks ago

It is an amazing sight in a place like that. Its clearly a very important place in the region and it's cared for with a great deal of love and devotion begetting its religious significance. NOW its not a wise place to stop if your...More

Thank Doc R
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
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24 July 2015|
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.