10 Most Famous Mausoleums in the World

The Mausoleum of Mausolus was a mausoleum built in Halicarnassus for Mausolus, governor of the Persian Empire. The structure was considered such an aesthetic triumph.

Cyrus the Great was the founder and ruler of the vast Persian Empire in the 6th century BCE.

10. Tomb of Cyrus

The Lenin Mausoleum in Moscow serves as the current resting place of Vladimir Lenin.

9. Lenin Mausoleum

8. Humayun’s Tomb

7. Castel Sant’Angelo

6. Tomb of Jahangir

5. Imam Husayn Shrine

4. Mausoleum of the Shirvanshahs

3. Shah-i-Zinda

2. Terracotta Army

1. Taj Mahal

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