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Most Famous and Historically Significant Tombs in the World

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Many people consider tombs or Mausoleum eerie as they believed that apart from being a place of burial, tombs are also the dwelling place of ghost. Nevertheless, they do hold an important place in our history. Below is a list of some of the most historically important tombs in the world. The tomb of Jesus Christ is not in this list as it is currently subjected to a lot of controversies. No doubt once it can be proven that the Tomb of Christ has indeed been found, it will definitely occupy the top of the list.

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Tomb of Jesus Christ Report Abuse
although empty, it is the most famous tomb
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it is empty
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King Tut's tomb Report Abuse
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Tomb of the Unknown- Arlington Va Report Abuse
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Taj Mahal, Agra, India Report Abuse
Without a doubt, this is one of the most famous tombs in the world. It was built by the Emperor Shah Jahan in memory of his Queen, Mumtaz Mahal.
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Speyer Cathedral Report Abuse
the krypta containing 4 German emperors and 3 emperess, 1000 years old
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Mausoleum of the First Qin Emperor, Xi’an, Shaanxi Province, China Report Abuse
One of the most notable historical landmarks of China, the famous Terracotta Army of the First Qin Emperor was buried in this underground mausoleum.
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Great Pyramid of Giza, Egypt Report Abuse
The last remaining member of the 7 Wonders of the Ancient World, the Pyramid of Khufu was built as a burial place for the 4th Egyptian pharaoh Khufu.
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Tomb of Cyrus the Great, Iran Report Abuse
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Abraham Lincoln’s Tomb, Springfield, Illinois, U.S.A. Report Abuse
Located in his home state, Abraham Lincoln’s Tomb is a marble sarcophagus located within an extraordinary stone chamber. The burial site covers an area of 51,000 square meters.
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Westminster Abbey, London, UK Report Abuse
This is the traditional place of burial for the British royals as well as the coronation site for the British monarchy.
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Grant’s Tomb, USA Report Abuse
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St. Peter’s Basilica, Vatican City, Rome Report Abuse
The burial ground of Saint Peter, one of the 12 disciples of Jesus; St. Peter’s Basilica is also the holiest site for the Roman Catholics.
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Qianling Mausoleum, Qian Country, China Report Abuse
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Terracotta Army Report Abuse
The Terracotta Army is one part of Qin Shi Huang¡¯s tomb. Facts Did you know the terracotta army was one of the seventh wonders of the world? Did you know the Terracotta Army burned underground for more than 2000 years.
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Anitkabir, Ankara, Turkey Report Abuse
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Mausoleum of Galla Placidia, Italy Report Abuse
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Imogiri, Java, Indonesia Report Abuse
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Mausoleum at Halicarnassus, Turkey Report Abuse
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Pantheon, Rome, Italy Report Abuse
The Pantheon has been utilized as tombs to bury some of the most creative personalities of the Renaissance era. The composer Arcangelo Corelli, the painter Raphael and the architect Baldassare Peruzzi are all buried here.
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Hadrian’s Tomb, Rome, Italy Report Abuse
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Tomb of Jahangir, Pakistan Report Abuse
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Tomb of Mausolus, Bodrum, Turkey Report Abuse
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Lenin’s Tomb, Red Square, Russia Report Abuse
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Ho Chi Minh Mausoleum, Vietnam Report Abuse
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Mazar-e-Quaid, Pakistan Report Abuse
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Tomb of Prophet Muhammad, Saudi Arabia Report Abuse
Located inside Al-Masjid an-Nabawi or the Prophet's Mosque, the Tomb of Prophet Muhammad is marked by the Green Dome of the Mosque. It is closely guarded by Wahhabi volunteers,
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Mausoleum of Ayatollah Khomeini, Iran Report Abuse
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