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Tomb of the Unknown soldier

WHS which include a memorial to "The Unknown soldier". See https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Tomb_of_the_Unknown_Soldier

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Connected Sites

  • Budapest: Heroes Sq (Included in Andrassy Ave extension). Although often referred to as a "tomb"it is in fact a Cenotaph "dedicated "To the memory of the heroes who gave their lives for the freedom of our people and our national independence." (Wiki)
  • Kremlin and Red Square: In Kremlin Wall in Alexander Garden. See  Link
  • Lima: Plaza Bolivar "Contains the remains of a soldier who died in 1881 during the War of the Pacific" (Wiki)
  • Monastery of Batalha: "The Portuguese Tomb of the Unknown Soldier (pt: Túmulo do Soldado Desconhecido) is located at the Monastery of Batalha, .... It holds the bodies of two soldiers of World War I — one from the battlefields of Flanders, and one from the African theatre — who were buried there on 6 April 1921." (Wiki)
  • Rio de Janeiro: Flamengo Park. See  Link
  • Rome: Piazza Venezia. "One side of the Piazza is the site of Italy's Tomb of the Unknown Soldier in the Altare della Patria part of the imposing Monument to Vittorio Emanuele II, first king of Italy". (Wiki)
  • Vienna: Helden Platz "The Outer Castle Gate on the southside remained standing when the fortification walls were dismantled. Erected in 1824 by Pietro Nobile according to plans designed by Luigi Cagnola, and inaugurated by Emperor Francis I of Austria in the honour of the veterans of the Napoleonic Wars, it was rebuilt as a war memorial in 1933/34 and houses a Tomb of the Unknown Soldier." (Wiki)
  • Westminster: "The British tomb of The Unknown Warrior holds an unidentified British soldier killed on a European battlefield during the First World War. He was buried in Westminster Abbey, London on 11 November 1920, simultaneously with a similar interment of a French unknown soldier at the Arc de Triomphe in France, making both tombs the first to honour the unknown dead of the First World War. It is the first example of a Tomb of the Unknown Soldier." (Wiki)

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