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Blue Mosque

Mazar-i-Sharif, Afghanistan
+93 78 999 1000
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Amazing, stunning

I got the chance to visit here whilst working in Mazar for the U.N. the quality of the building for... read more

Reviewed 12 April 2018
Rob W
Absolute spendor

This is one of the most beautiful sites in Afghanistan. The sheer splendor and attention to detail... read more

Reviewed 7 February 2018
SouthSkookPorkchop
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Orwigsburg, Pennsylvania
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Mazar-i-Sharif, Afghanistan
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+93 78 999 1000
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Reviewed 12 April 2018

I got the chance to visit here whilst working in Mazar for the U.N. the quality of the building for one so old is exceptional and the welcome given by the staff far exceeded that expected but underlined the Afgani reputation for hospitality. Actually visited...More

Thank Rob W
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Reviewed 7 February 2018

This is one of the most beautiful sites in Afghanistan. The sheer splendor and attention to detail is awe inspiring. If non-Muslim avoid prayer times out of respect. Otherwise, you will be allowed entrance. The city is fairly "safe" when put in perspective to Kabul...More

Thank SouthSkookPorkchop
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Reviewed 11 October 2017

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

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Reviewed 21 September 2017

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
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Reviewed 16 September 2017

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

1  Thank Doc R
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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
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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
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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
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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
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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
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lilaeu33
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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.
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