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#10 Mount of Olives, Jerusalem |||| The Jewish cemetery contains Biblical kings and modern Israeli leaders such as Menahem Begin. There are also Christian and Muslim burial grounds here. - Scenic Cemetaries

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#10 Mount of Olives, Jerusalem |||| The Jewish cemetery contains Biblical kings and modern...

#9 Cementerio General, Santiago |||| This Chilean cemetery hosts the Monument to the Disappeared, a large-scale memorial to those who vanished under Augusto Pinochet's brutal regime. - Scenic Cemetaries

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#9 Cementerio General, Santiago |||| This Chilean cemetery hosts the Monument to the Disappeared,...

#8 La Recoleta, Buenos Aires |||| Founded in 1822, this Argentinian cemetery is where Evita Perón and her father's family, the Duartes, are interred in the family tomb. - Scenic Cemetaries

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#8 La Recoleta, Buenos Aires |||| Founded in 1822, this Argentinian cemetery is where Evita...

#7 Old Jewish Cemetery, Prague |||| At one time, Prague required that Jews only be buried on a single city block. Now called the Old Jewish Cemetery, the burial ground was used from the early 15th century until 1787. - Scenic Cemetaries

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#7 Old Jewish Cemetery, Prague |||| At one time, Prague required that Jews only be buried on a...

#6 Pere-Lachaise, Paris |||| Established by Napoleon in 1804, Père-Lachaise has many famous permanent residents, including Marcel Proust, Oscar Wilde and Jim Morrison. - Scenic Cemetaries

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#6 Pere-Lachaise, Paris |||| Established by Napoleon in 1804, Père-Lachaise has many...

#2 Granary Burying Ground, Boston |||| Dating back to 1660, this small cemetery holds many Revolutionary War heroes, including Paul Revere, John Hancock and Samuel Adams. Although this monument belongs to Benjamin Franklin's family, Ben's final resting place is in Philadelphia. - Scenic Cemetaries

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#2 Granary Burying Ground, Boston |||| Dating back to 1660, this small cemetery holds many...

#5 Highgate Cemetery, London |||| Karl Marx may be the most famous resident of Highgate Cemetery but you'll find other notables as well. For a fee, explore East Highgate, where his grave is located, on your own. You need to book a tour to see West Highgate. - Scenic Cemetaries

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#5 Highgate Cemetery, London |||| Karl Marx may be the most famous resident of Highgate Cemetery...

#3 Mount Pleasant, Toronto |||| After admiring Mount Pleasant's incredible beauty, you'll understand why many visitors treat the cemetery as a beautiful park for the living. - Scenic Cemetaries

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#3 Mount Pleasant, Toronto |||| After admiring Mount Pleasant's incredible beauty, you'll...

#1 Green-Wood Cemetery, New York |||| Designated a National Historic Landmark in 2006, Brooklyn's Green-Wood Cemetery had its 175th anniversary in 2013. This spring 2013 photo shows the cemetery chapel. - Scenic Cemetaries

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#1 Green-Wood Cemetery, New York |||| Designated a National Historic Landmark in 2006, Brooklyn's...

#4 St. Louis Cemetery No. 1, New Orleans |||| With New Orleans' high water table, rain could dislodge people from resting places thought to be final. That's why the city has a system of above-ground tombs, like these at St. Louis Cemetery No. 1. Guided tours are available through Save Our Cemeteries. - Scenic Cemetaries

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#4 St. Louis Cemetery No. 1, New Orleans |||| With New Orleans' high water table, rain could...