Aachen Cathedral: Has the decapitation cloth
Amiens Cathedral: The "head" was brought back as booty from Constantinople in 1206 from 4th crusade and was a partial raison d'etre for the cathedral's construction. Later "lost" but 19th century replica resides in a chapel.
Damascus: Umayyad Mosque - A shrine is said to contain the "head"
Istanbul: Topkapi Palace has an arm and part of the skull
Mount Athos: "parts" of John the Baptist are held in Prodromos Skete (Prodromos means "forerunner" i.e. John the Baptist)
Old City of Jerusalem: John the Baptist Church possesses one of his bones
Rome: A fragment of the "head" is held in the Church of San Silvestre in Capite (Named after the "head")
Valletta: Relic of the arm in the cathedral
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