Shrine of Hazrat Ali

Shrine of Hazrat Ali

The Blue Mosque is the mosque placed in the middle of Mazar-i-Sharif, Afghanistan.The Seljuq dynasty sultan or Ahmed Sanjar builds up the first known shrine at this site. It was shattered or concealed under earthen mound during the attack of Genghis Khan in about 1220. In the fifteenth century, the Sultan Husayn Mirza Bayqarah built the existing Blue Mosque at this point. It is the most significant marker in Mazar-i-Sharif and it is supposed that the name of city (Noble Shrine or Grave of Sharif) create from this shrine.

A place plan of the site made in the 1910s prove that there had previous been a smaller walled zone in the mosque, which was destroy to create parklands later, though the doorway to this zone still stay as gateways for the shrine.

Tombs of unreliable dimensions were additional for a number of Afghan following and religious best over the years, which have lead to the growth of its present irregular scope. These comprise the square vaulted tomb of Amir Dost Muhammad, Wazir Akbar Khan and a like arrangement for Amir Sher Ali and his relations.