Connected Sites

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Aasivissuit - Nipisat
Abu Mena
Al Zubarah Remains of 3 cemeteries
Armenian Monastic Ensembles Several cemeteries are included, including 2 within the St. Thaddeus ensemble (AB ev)
Australian Convict Sites Isle of the Dead (Port Arthur)
Ban Chiang "The 1974 excavation of Ban Chiang revealed Bronze Age graves over a Neolithic cemetery,.."
Bridgetown Military cemetery
Camagüey Santo Cristo del Buen Viaje
Camino Real Cemetery in Encarnación de Díaz - has a central patio surrounded by portals with crypts and mausolea decorated with neo-classical sculpture (AB ev)
Caves of Maresha and Bet Guvrin Palestinian cemetery
Classical Weimar Historic cemetery
Cracow Jewish Cemetery at Kazimir
Cuenca Cimenterio San Isidoro
Curonian Spit Ethnological Cemetery in Nidda
French Austral Lands and Seas Île du Cimetière
Grand-Bassam Colonial cemetery
Hallstatt-Dachstein Hallstatt's Parish Chuch + prehistoric cemetery / grave field next to the mine
Hedeby and Danevirke Hedeby: large Viking Age cemetery (South Cemetery), also a ship burial and a barrow cemetery with cremation burials (nom file)
Incense Route of the Negev Three cemeteries at Mamshit
Kii Mountain Range Koyasan
Levuka Old Levuka Cemetery is tended to perfection by prison inmates. Tombstones bear the names of many Europeans who settled here in the 19th century (Frommers)
Lima The ossuary in the Convent of San Francisco was Lima's first general cemetery
Medina of Essaouira Jewish cemetery
Medina of Marrakesh Jewish Cemetery
Meknes Two Jewish cemeteries
Meroe The cemeteries are characterised by tall pyramids (AB evaluation)
Mining Sites of Wallonia Bois du Cazier cemetery
Mostar Old cemetery
Mycenae and Tiryns from the Helladic period
Novodevichy Convent Most famous cemetery in Russia
Old City of Jerusalem Armenian cemetery in the Armenian Quarter
Piazza del Duomo (Pisa) Includes a walled cemetery
Pilgrimage Church of St. John of Nepomuk
Potsdam Bornstedt cemetery
Prague Old Jewish cemetery, Slav?n Cemetery
Pyrénées - Mont Perdu Le cimeti?re des pyr?n?istes
Quebrada de Humahuaca Tilcara: Cemetery at Pucara
Rammelsberg and Goslar Jewish cemetery
Red Bay Basque Whaling Station Saddle Island
Safi al-Din Ensemble in Ardabil
Salzburg Saint Peter's Cemetery and Saint Sebastian's Cemetery
Sammallahdenmäki Nordic Bronze Age Grave field
Shahr-i Sokhta The graveyard located at the south and south-western part of the site contains 20,000-37,000 graves (AB ev)
Sighisoara on top of City Hill
Silk Roads Suyab
Southern Öland Nordic Bronze Age grave field of Gettlinge
St. Petersburg Komarovo Cemetary - burial place for many of the Soviet intelligentsia
Stari Ras and Sopocani The Church of St Peter was built over an Illyrian cemetery.
Stone Town of Zanzibar Royal Cemetery
Sukhothai at the Mahathat
Taos Pueblo The ruined San Geronimo Church (1619) and surrounding cemetery are located within the walls of Taos Pueblo. The US government destroyed the church in 1857 as retaliation for perceived crimes by native peoples. During the destruction of the church many people died within its walls. Hence the creation of the cemetery surrounding the church. - information from Wiki & Taos Pueblo brochure
Tauric Chersonese military use of part of the site as a quarantine cemetery (unesco)
Timbuktu "the nomination enumerates 16 cemeteries and mausoleums" (AB evaluation)
Tiwanaku Laka Kollu
Tokaji Wine Region Jewish cemetery
Tomb of Askia
Tower of Hercules "There is a Muslim cemetery at the extremity of the property, with ties to the Spanish Civil War in the 20th century" (AB)
Trebic Jewish Cemetery
Vatican City Campo Santo Teutonico
Venice and its Lagoon Cemetery Island of San Michele
Vlkolinec Some of the wooden churches of Slovakia are surrounded by cemeteries
Wachau Cultural Landscape Jewish cemetery in Krems


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