Martyrs of Karbala

Pilgrims will notice several shrines nearby the holy sanctuary of Imam Hussain, including the shrine of the 72 martyrs that sacrificed their lives for Imam Hussain in the Battle of al-Taff.

Al-Shuhadas’ (The Companions) shrine is located to the east of the Holy Shrine and consists of a silver grille with the names of all the 72 martyrs inscribed above.