Bazaar-e-Shaam & Darbaar-e-Yazeed

Two important places related to the Ahl-e-Bayt presence in Umayyad mosque

Damascus, Syria

Coordinates: 33.511200, 36.305300


Entrance gate known as Bab as-Sa’at is the door marks the location where the prisoners of Karbala were made to stand for 72 hours before being brought inside. The Ahl e Bayt were made to walk here from Iraq to enter Darbaar-e-Yazeed, following the Battle of Karbala.


A white pulpit Marks the place where Imam Zayn al-Abidin رضي الله عنه addressed the court of Yazid maloon after being brought from Karbala.

Raised floor (in front of the pulpit) marks the location where all the women and children of Ahl-e-bayt (the household of Hz. prophet Muhammad صلى الله عليه وآله وصحبه وسلم) were made to stand in the presence of Yazid maloon

Wooden balcony (directly opposite the raised floor) – Marks the location where Yazid sat in the court.