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Analysis of the Spatial Qualities of Arbaeen Husseini Walk Route Based on the Pilgrims’ Needs (Najaf-Karbala Case Study)

. Mahdi Taleb Elm, Ali Izadi and Sina Arabi


Arbaeen Husseini is one of the significant, deep-rooted Islamic occasions and has become the subject of special attention from people and researchers in recent years. The Arbaeen Walk is considered an optional social activity and such activities depend on the quality of the desired site or urban space components. This research executes a descriptive-analytic method. Document and library studies have been chosen as data gathering tools. The purpose of this research was to reach environmental quality components that influence the desirability of the Arbaeen Walk route, in a way that would aid the improvement of this process. Results suggest that considering the high attendance and the variety of activities taking place on the route, it has a great deal of liveliness. It has appropriate readability. Moreover, considering the various accessibilities to the destination, Karbala-Ye-Mo’alla, there is suitable penetrability on the pathThe Arbaeen Walk route is sufficiently safe and an appropriate setting for social interactions. 


Keywords: Arbaeen Husseini, spatial quality, Walk route

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