Tomb of 'Abbas(Mausoleum of ahl-i Bayt)

Tomb or mausoleum of 'Abbas also known as the Mausoleum of ahl Bayt Rasool, in Jannat ul-Baqi, is believed to be the burial site of 'Abbas, the paternal uncle of prophet Muhammad. Other graves included that of Fatima bint-i Muhammad, Imam Hassan ibn-i 'Ali, Zain ul-'Abideen, Imam Baqir, Imam Jaffar Sadiq.

circa 1500 CE

The Mausoleum of ahl-i Bayt

The Mausoleum of ahl-i Bayt before 1926 demolition. Although its original build date is not known, it is speculaated that it was built during Ottoman time circa 1600CE. It was demolished in April 1926 along other mausoleum structures within the Baqi ul-Gharqad.

circa 1500 CE

The Mausoleum of ahl-i Bayt

Umar Ibn Jubair describes Al-Baqi as he saw it during his travel to Madina, saying “Al-Baqi is situated to the east of Madina. The grave of Hasan bin Ali (a), situated near the gate to it's right hand, has an elevated dome over it. His head lies at the feet of Abbas bin Abdul Muttalib, and both graves are raised high above the ground, their walls are paneled with yellow plates and studded with beautiful star-shaped nails.

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