Mazar-e-Sharif

 


Blue Mosque

Mazar-i-Sharif ("Tomb of The Chosen One") is home to the great Blue Mosque, Tomb Of Hazrat Ali, cousin and son-in-law of Prophet Mohammad (PBUH), the fourth caliph of Islam. The tomb was covered with earth to escape the ravage of Genghis Khan in 1220 and remained lost until it was uncovered during the rebuilding work in 1480s.

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