Cemeteries Around the World

Chilling human remains of Peru’s ancient Chauchilla Cemetery. Last burial took place here around 1000AD. Thanks to the dry and dusty weather the 1000 year old remains are very well preserved.

Nazca Mummy
Nazca Mummy
Nazca Female Mummy
Nazca Female Mummy

Nazca Graveyard
Nazca Graveyard
Nazca Mass Grave
Nazca Mass Grave

Hanging coffins in Sagada, Philippines. This tradition of burial on cliffs goes back more than two millennia. It’s said it was chosen so that the deceased could be closer to their ancestral spirits.

Sagada Hanging Coffins
Sagada Hanging Coffins
Sagada Hanging Coffins
Sagada Hanging Coffins

Ventanillas de Combayo near Cajamarca, Peru

Chachapoyas Burial Chambers
Chachapoyas Burial Chambers
Ancient Cemetery of the Chachapoyas
Ancient Cemetery of the Chachapoyas
Chachapoyas Burial Chambers
Chachapoyas Burial Chambers

Chachapoyan mummies called by locals ‘Ancient Wise Men’. Discovered on a cliff in an Amazonian region of Peru. Unique with the human sculls atop their heads.

Ancient Wise Men
Ancient Wise Men
Ancient Chachapoyan Burial Place
Ancient Chachapoyan Burial Place

Eerie cemetery in a desert near Nazca, Peru. It is just a modest graveyard for locals living in the area.

Nazca Desert Cementary
Nazca Desert Cementary
2000 Years Old Skull Found in the Desert
2000 Years Old Skull Found in the Desert

St. Louis Cemetery in New Orleans, USA. As the city was built on a swamp the deceased have to be buried here above ground in crypts and mausoleums which with time resemble small villages hence cemeteries in New Orleans are nicknamed ‘Cities of the dead’.

New Orleans Cemetery
New Orleans Cemetery
St. Louis Cemetery in New Orleans
St. Louis Cemetery in New Orleans

Cemetery on Siquijor Island in the Philippines. The tombs are layered on top of each other. Only the richest families can afford either a big tomb or a tomb standing on it’s own.

Siquijor Seafront Cemetery
Siquijor Seafront Cemetery
Siquijor Island Cemetery
Siquijor Island Cemetery

Imperial Tomb in Hue, Vietnam.

Emperors Tomb near Hue
Emperors Tomb near Hue
Interior of Imperial Tomb
Interior of Imperial Tomb

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