Category | Cemeteries

Bab al-Saghir Cemetery

Situated close to the Umayyad Mosque, Bab al-Saghir cemetery contains the graves of several eminent Sahabah, members of Ahl e Bait and many prominent Awliya allah and Scholars making it the third most Sacred Cemetery...

City of the Dead

Also knows as Qarrafa necropolis, Tombs in City of the Dead are pretty interesting as there are literally, around million people living in the area as they cannot find homes anywhere else but the burial places of their...

El Bagawat Cemetery

Hundreds of mud-brick tombs of early Christians sit atop an earlier Egyptian necropolis, El Bagawat is one of the oldest best preserved Christian cemetery of the ancient world

Mamilla Cemetery

One of the most prominent Muslim cemeteries, where seventy thousand Muslim warriors of Hz. Salahuddin Ayyubi رحمة الله عليه armies are buried along with many Muslim saints and scholars

Bab al-Rahmah Cemetery

This Cemetery holds particular importance because it hosts the graves two Sahabas, Muslim scholars, leaders and martyrs

Wadi us-Salaam

The largest cemetery in the world, Wadi us-Salaam covers 1,485.5 acres and said to have more than 5 million people buried there attracting millions of pilgrims annually

Naqsh e Rostam

Here lies the tombs of Darius I and Xerxes I, both of whom had attempted to take Greece but failed

Khalid Nabi Cemetery

Home of the grave of pre-Islamic prophet from Yemen who died in the 4th century, Khalid Nabi Cemetery attracts thousends of pilgrims annually