Pyramidal-shaped WHS (excluding Ziggurats, which have their own connection)

Connected Sites

Site Rationale Link
Agadez Its 27 metre tall minaret is in the form of a truncated pyramid. (AB ev)
Ancient villages of Northern Syria "Al-Bara.... is renowned for its 6th century pyramidal tombs" (AB ev)
Angkor Baksei Chamkrong, Ak Yum and other temples are pyramidal
Bergpark Wilhelmshöhe 40 m high pyramid (AB ev)
Borobudur a general design similar to the shape of pyramid (wiki)
Cahokia Mounds "Monks Mound is the largest Pre-Columbian earthwork in the Americas and the largest pyramid north of Mesoamerica" (wiki)
Chan Chan Huaca Obispo
Chola Temples
Crespi d'Adda Crespi chapel - a decorated tower-pyramid (official website)
El Tajin Its three plazas are surrounded on all sides by monumental structures in the form of pyramids (AB ev)
Funerary and memory sites of the First World War Ossuaire français de Navarin: monument aux morts des armées de Champagne, "The ossuary - monument to the Armies of Champagne has the shape of a pyramid topped with three statues of menacing soldiers"
Gebel Barkal
Koguryo Kingdom Tomb of the General
Koh Ker "Prasat Prang is a thirty-eight-metre-high stepped pyramid" (AB ev)
Kremlin and Red Square Red Square - Lenin's Mausoleum
M'Zab Valley The minarets of the mosques have a pyramidal form, e.g. those in Ghardaïa and El Atteuf.
Mausoleum of the First Qin Emperor
Meroe several pyramidal funerary monuments
Mexico City and Xochimilco Templo Mayor
Oaxaca and Monte Alban Monte Alban
Paris, Banks of the Seine Louvre
Plečnik's Ljubljana Roman Walls in Mirje: "The central dominant and the most important wall element is the Murnikova Street passage with the step pyramid inspired by the pyramid of Cestius in Rome and the Roman catacombs along Via Appia. The barrel-vaulted pyramid is made of massive ashlars, older architectural elements and concrete blocks that were concrete samples left behind in the nearby research institute. On top of the pyramid stands a small, round stone pillar. (Nomination file, p. 50)
Polonnaruva Sathmahal Prasada, a pyramid shaped, seven storied building, thought to be an unusually shaped stupa.
Potsdam In Neuer Garten
Pyramids (Memphis)
Quebrada de Humahuaca At the Pucara in Tilcara: ... stands a monument resembling a pyramid with a truncated top. It is a tribute to archeologists Juan D. Ambrosetti, Salvador Debenedetti and Eric Boman, and it was built by architect Mart?n Noel in 1935.
Quirigua a highly elaborate system of pyramids, terraces, and staircases (AB ev)
Rome Pyramid of Cestius
Rudreshwara (Ramappa) Temple a distinctive and pyramidal Vimana (horizontally stepped tower) (AB ev)
Teotihuacan Pyramid of the Sun (third largest in the World after the Great Pyramid of Cholula and the Great Pyramid of Giza) and Pyramid of the Moon
Tequila Teuchitlan site of Guachimontones, '..In the centre is an extant multi-layered circular pyramid with four staircases'
The Architectural Work of Le Corbusier Chandigarh, Palace of Assembly "The assembly’s rooftop opens up to two light sources: a tilted pyramid and a hyperbolic dome."
Tikal National Park Several larger and smaller ones, including Twin Pyramid Complexes (wiki)
Tiwanaku The Akapana Pyramid
Tomb of Askia The tomb is pyramidal
Vienna memorial to Archduchess Maria Christina of Austria sculpted by Antonio Canova, in the Augustinian Church


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