Burial location of an individual (or at most for a small number of related people), with some sort of structure/decoration beyond a grave"" (but less grand than a ""mausoleum""!)"

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Abu Mena Built over the Tomb of Martyr Menas of Alexandria
Ahwar of Southern Iraq 16 collective royal tombs in Ur
Al Ain Several
Ancient villages of Northern Syria several
Arslantepe Mound At the end of Period VIB1 (3100-3000 BC), a "royal" cist grave was found on the margins of the tell, with very rich funerary gifts, among which 75 metal objects, weapons, tools, vessels and jewellery in copper, silver, gold and various alloys.
As-Salt In the town of as-Salt and its environs are several Muslim shrines at the traditional tombs of the prophets Shu'ayb, Ayyoub, Yusha and Jadur, the Arabic names of the biblical characters Jethro, Job, Joshua and Gad. (wiki)
Baekje Historic Areas Tomb of King Muryeong (501 to 523)
Bagerhat Tomb of Khan Jahan
Bahla Fort six ancient tombs next to the citadel
Baroque Churches San Agustin church in Manila houses the sepulchre of the conquistador Miguel Lopez De legazpi, among others.
Belem Monastery of the Hieronymites: tombs of King Manuel I and King John III; tombs for Vasco da Gama and Luis de Camoes
Berat and Gjirokastra Sabbatai Zevi's Tomb in Berat
Birka and Hovgarden Archibishop Unni's Tomb
Burgos Cathedral Contains the tomb of Spain's national hero El Cid
Bursa and Cumalikizik Osman and Orhan Ghazi's Tombs, and others
Byblos Ahiram's Tomb
Caves of Yagul and Mitla "There are tombs under some of the buildings" (wiki)
Chan Chan Every palace / unit had its own burial place, with tombs for the chieftains
China Danxia Longhushan, part of Danxia has the famous cliff hanging tombs of Yue Family
Classical Weimar The Prince's Tomb
Dilmun Burial Mounds The majority of the tombs were constructed as single-storeyed small cylindrical towers while some of the bigger two-storeyed examples were built in a ziggurat-like shape (OUV)
Ferrara The tomb of the Italian poet Ludovico Ariosto in the Palazzo Paradiso
Florence The church of Santa Croce houses the tombs of Michelangelo, Galileo Galilei, Niccolò Machiavelli, Gioachino Rossini, Lorenzo Ghiberti and Ugo Foscolo, among others.
Funerary and memory sites of the First World War For example, BR01 Ensemble of stelae and ancient French and German tombs of le Petit Donon
Gochang, Hwasun, and Ganghwa Dolmen
Gonbad-e Qâbus Tower was built as a tomb, although no human remains have been found inside
Hebron/Al-Khalil Old Town Tombs of the Patriarchs
Hedeby and Danevirke Hedeby: ten elaborate chambered tombs (nom file)
Hildesheim Cathedral and Church Elaborate tomb of St. Bernward, in the crypt
Hué Khai Dinh tomb
Incense Route of the Negev Tomb of Aurelia Molcha at Avdat
Iwami Ginzan Silver Mine Many miners' tombs can be found in forest around temples on the way from Omori to Ryugenji Mine
Joya de Ceren
Kaesong associated Seven Tombs Cluster and Myongrung Tombs Cluster
Karlskrona Gravtumba at Skarva
Luther Memorials Tombs of Luther and Melanchton are in the church of Wittenberg
Makli, Thatta Tomb of Prince Sultan Ibrahim bin Nirza Mohammad Isa Tarkhan and several others
Masada Tomb of the Zealots downhill
Matobo Hills "Graves of King Mzilikazi who formed the Ndebele nation and Cecil Rhodes who led European settlers into the country are both within the nominated area."
Monastery of Alcobaça
Monastery of Batalha Tomb of Prince Henry the Navigator
Mount Wuyi "There is also a number of tombs, the oldest dating back to the Shang Dynasty (late 2nd millennium BC)" (AB ev)
Mozu-Furuichi Kofungun
Mtskheta "an impressive barrel-vaulted tomb" on Bagineti Mountain
Mycenae and Tiryns Lion Tomb, Tomb of Clytemnestra, Tomb of Aegisthos
Naples Virgil's tomb
Naumburg Cathedral Bishop's Tomb: Very probably created by the Naumburg Master around the middle of the 13th century, the Bishop’s tomb on the steps of the east choir is one of the most important medieval portrait tombs in Germany (nom file)
Oaxaca and Monte Alban Monte Alban
Ohrid Region In the vicinity of the newly rebuilt monastery church of St. Kliment and Pantelejmon there is a tomb where Sinan (Jusuf) Chelebi was buried in 1493.
Okinoshima Island Shimbaru-Nuyama Mounded Tomb Group
Padua’s fourteenth-century fresco cycles St. Anthony's tomb at the Basilica of St. Anthony
Petra Several
Piazza del Duomo (Pisa) The tomb of Holy Roman Emperor Henry VII in the church
Potala Palace "In the Potala Palace, there are eight stupa-tomb chapels (where the relics of the Fifth, Seventh, Eighth, Ninth, Tenth, Eleventh, Twelfth, and the Thirteenth Dalai Lamas are preserved."
Pyrénées - Mont Perdu Dolmen of Tella
Qhapaq Ñan Chullpas of Pata-Ccaje, Tolas of Quitoloma
Quanzhou Islamic Tombs, believed to be the resting places of two Muslim people who reached Quanzhou in the 7th century AD. (AB ev)
Qutb Minar Several
Rammelsberg and Goslar The tomb of Henry III in the Palace Chapel of St. Ulrich. "Today a sarcophagus stands right in the centre of the cross in the lower chapel, whose cover slab has a sculpture dating to about the middle of the 13th century. (...) The sarcophagus contains (in an octagonal gold capsule) the heart of Henry III, which was interred in Goslar at his own request, and has been kept since 1884 in the Chapel of St. Ulrich."
Rio Abiseo National Park Los Pinchudos
Safi al-Din Ensemble in Ardabil
Shakhrisyabz Tomb of Timur
Silk Roads Chang'an-Tianshan Corridor Tomb of Mahmus Kashgari
Singapore Botanic Gardens historic Chinese tombs
Site of Xanadu many, both Mongolian and Han
Stonehenge Avebury (Silbury Hill)
Syracuse The alleged tomb of Archimedes is an artificial cave dug out of limestone, located inside the Grotticelle necropolis. Its fame is due to the popular tradition which would place in this cavity the burial of the famous Syracusan Archimedes. In reality, it is quite unlikely that the tomb in question corresponds to the real tomb of Archimedes. Cicero, an ancient source, left evidence of the real burial place of the great scientist, which does not correspond to the location where the alleged tomb is located. (wiki)
Tarraco Tower of the Scipios
Tchogha Zanbil Five subterranean royal tombs
Thracian tomb of Kazanlak
Thracian tomb of Sveshtari
Tikal National Park Tombs of many of the rulers on the dynastic ruler list have been discovered (wiki)
Tipasa Tomb of Saint Salsa
Tomb of Askia
Tusi Sites Both Laosicheng and Tangya sites contain tombs, such as "Zijinshan burial ground of the Peng family containing 29 Ming period tombs" (AB ev)
Verona Scaliger Tombs
Villa Adriana (Tivoli) Antinous Tomb
Wooden Hypostyle Mosques of Medieval Anatolia Included with the mosques are some tombs, such as Süleyman Bey's Tomb, and the Half Tomb (Ottoman Tomb) (at Eşrefoğlu Mosque) and Ahi Şerefeddin Tomb (at Arslanhane)
Xanthos-Letoon Xanthos - Harpy Tomb and Pillar Tomb
Yin Xu Tomb of Lady Fu Hao
Yuso and Suso Monasteries Suso


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