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Blue mosque afghanistan facts

The Blue Mosque is also known as the Shrine of Hazrat Ali, and is believed to be the burial place of Ali ibn Abi Talib, the cousin and son-in-law of the Prophet Muhammad.

Blue Mosque Afghanistan

The mosque is located in Mazar-i-Sharif, Afghanistan, which is the second-largest city in the country.

Mazar-e Sharif

The Blue Mosque is a UNESCO World Heritage Site.
The mosque was built in the 15th century by the Timurid ruler, Shah Rukh.
It is a beautiful example of Timurid architecture, and is known for its blue tiles and its large dome.
The Blue Mosque was damaged in the 1990s during the Afghan Civil War, but it has since been restored.
It is now a popular tourist destination, and is a symbol of hope and peace for the people of Afghanistan.
The mosque is a four-iwan (portal) plan, with a large dome in the center.
The interior of the mosque is decorated with blue tiles, which give it its name.
The mosque is also home to a number of other shrines and tombs, including those of the 11th-century Sufi saint, Bahauddin Naqshband, and the 13th-century ruler, Amir Timur.