Dynastic Burial Places
Burial sites of Ruling Dynasties, containing the graves of several family members and stretching over decades/centuries
World Heritage Sites connected to 'Dynastic Burial Places':
Abbey and Altenmünster of Lorsch German Carolingian kingsAmbohimanga Used to be the location for the Merina Dynastic Tombs (the mortal remains were transferred in 1897 by the French, but that didn't reduce the holiness of the site for the Malagasy people)Ancient Thebes with its Necropolis Valley of the KingsArchaeological Site of Aigai Kings of MacedoniaBirka and Hovgarden HovgardenCity of Luxembourg Notre-Dame Cathedral for Duchy of LuxembourgCracow Wawel Cathedral - numerous Polish monarchsEl Escurial Pantheon of the Kings of SpainGebel Barkal "Later Napatan pyramids were sited at Nuri, on the west bank of the Nile in Upper Nubia. This necropolis was the burial place of 21 kings and 52 queens and princes. The oldest and largest pyramid at Nuri is that of the Napatan king and twenty-fifth dynasty pharaoh Taharqa. The most extensive Nubian pyramid site is at Meroe, which is located between the fifth and sixth cataracts of the Nile, approximately one hundred kilometres north of Khartoum. During the Meroitic period over forty kings and queens were buried there."Gusuku of Ryukyu Tamaudun for the local second Sho DynastyGyeongju
Tombs of ancient Silla dynastyHué Tombs of the Nguyen Dynasty (1802-1945)Imperial Tombs Chinese Imperial Tombs of the Ming and Qing DynastiesKoguryo Tombs Burial site of kings from the Goguryo Kingdom (427 AD - 668 AD)Kremlin and Red Square Cathedral of the Archangel - various tsarsMedina of Marrakesh Saadian Tombs, containing about sixty members of the Saadi Dynasty of Morocco (1554 - 1659)Meroe Contains the tombs of several Kentakes of Kush (as well as numerous Kings); linkMonastery of Alcobaca Kings Afonso II, Afonso III, and their Queens Urraca of Castile and Beatrice of Castile are buried here, as well as King Pedro I and his mistress, In?s de Castro.Monastery of Batalha first royal pantheon in PortugalMtskheta Georgian monarchsNaples Santa Chiara for Bourbon DynastyNesvizh "The physical presence of the Radziwills? remains in situ with the 72 coffins and sarcophagi of the Corpus Christy
Church-Mausoleum." (AB)Novodevichy Convent The cathedral served as burial place for women of the tsarist and ruling families (AB ev)Poblet Monastery Kings and queens of Catalonia and AragonPrague
St. Vitus Cathedral, tombs of Bohemian kingsRoskilde Cathedral Danish monarchs since the 15th centuryRoyal Joseon Tombs Royal Palaces of Abomey Includes the royal tcmbs of Tegbessou (1728-1774), Kpengla (1774-1789) and Agouglo (1789-1797)Samarkand (Gur-e Amir) family crypt of the Timurid DynastySpeyer Cathedral German emperors and kings, 1039-1308St. Petersburg Peter and Paul Cathedral - almost all the Russian Emperors and Empresses from Peter the Great to Nicholas IIStudenica Monastery Contains the remains of the first Serbian kingsTemple, Mansion and Cemetery of Confucius Confucius' tomb and the remains of more than 100,000 of his descendantsTombs of Buganda Kings Royal Tombs of the Baganda (4, since late 19th century)Verona Scaliger TombsVienna Habsburgs Imperial Crypt Capuchin ChurchWestminster Westminster Abbey, English and British MonarchsYin Xu Nine royal tombs from the Late Shang Dynasty (1300-1046 BC)
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