Necropolises appear throughout our planet. There are even some Necropolises that architects created ad accurate copies of conventional cities. novate.ru offers you to get acquainted with the cities of the dead, which are located in the most unexpected places.

1. Wadi al-Salam

Wadi al-Salam has 5 million graves. This is the largest cemetery in the world; it is located in a large Iraqi city of Najaf. Shia Muslims believe that all believers should be buried here, even if they died on the opposite side of the Earth. This cemetery has an area of over 8 square kilometers, and because of the war in the country, it has grown for 40%.

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