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Orange Cemetery, New South Wales, Australia

The grounds of the Orange Cemetery in New South Wales are steeped in history, with the oldest surviving headstone dating back to 1854. Delegates attending the CCANSW Conference in Orange on 14-15 Nov 2019 will have an opportunity to visit the site and examine its "Trials and Triumphs";

Jerusalem's Har HaMenuchot Cemetery

Har HaMenuchot, literally "Mount of Those who are Resting" and also known as Givat Shaul Cemetery),  is the largest cemetery in Jerusalem, Israel. The hilltop burial ground lies at the western edge of the city adjacent to the neighborhood of Givat Shaul, with commanding views of Mevaseret Zion to the north, Motza to the west, and Har Nof to the south. It opened in 1951 and now contains well over 150,000 interments.

Penn Forest Natural Burial Park, Pennsylvania, USA

Penn Forest Natural Burial Park is Pennsylvania's first exclusively green burial ground and is committed to creating a beautiful burial park where nature is at the forefront. The burial ground is bordered by Plum Creek and is just a mile upstream from the Allegheny River. In addition to being an environment-friendly burial ground, a third of the land is set aside as a nature preserve habitat for native wildlife and plants. Penn Forest offers both full body and cremated remains burial and cremated remains scattering sites.

Nudgee Cemetery and Crematorium, Queensland, AU

Nudgee Cemetery and Crematorium is owned by the Corporation of the Trustees of the Roman Catholic Archdiocese of Brisbane and is part of the considerable estates owned by the Catholic Church in the area.

It is the only major private cemetery in Brisbane, but despite its ownership, it is open to the deceased of all denominations.

Maqbaratoshoara: The Mausoleum of Poets

Maqbaratoshoara, which translates as the Mausoleum of Poets, is a graveyard belonging to classical and contemporary poets, mystics and other notable people, located in the Surkhab district of Tabriz in Iran. It was built by Tahmaseb Dolatshahi in the mid-1970s while he was the Secretary of Arts and Cultures of East Azarbaijan.

Japanese War Cemetery and Garden, Cowra, NSW, AU

Designed by Ken Nakajima, a world-renowned designer of Japanese gardens at the time of its construction, the Japanese War Cemetery and Garden in Cowra, New South Wales, Australia, were opened in 1979. The second stage of development was completed seven years later, in 1986. A seven-year development project didn’t seem very long as it had taken eight years for the first stage to open after the Cowra Tourism Development decided to celebrate the town’s link to Japan.

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