‘Game of Thrones’ graveyard lets you pay your respects to the dead


Spoiler warning: If you’re not caught up on Game of Thrones, you should avoid this article for now. Many death details ahead.

If you’d like to pay your respects to all those who didn’t quite make it to the Iron Throne, there’s a graveyard for that.

To mark the eighth and final season of the beloved series, Australian cable TV company Foxtel, which streams HBO’s Game of Thrones in the country, has built a temporary graveyard in Sydney dedicated to the show’s fallen characters.

Located over 2,000 square meters of the city’s Centennial Park, the “Grave of Thrones” pays tribute to the thousands of deaths that we’ve had to endure over the seven seasons so far.

There are two family mausoleums for the many members we’ve lost, including one for House Stark from which we’ve lost Lord Eddard “Ned” Stark and his son Rickon, alongside Catelyn, Robb, and Talisa — all three murdered in the Red Wedding by Walder Frey’s men. There are also the names of the Direwolves we’ve lost — no, we haven’t forgotten you, Lady.

Featuring the Stark family motto, “Winter is coming.”

The other mausoleum honours the lost family members of House Baratheon, including King Robert Baratheon, killed suspiciously while hunting, alongside his children Myrcella, poisoned, and Tommen, who died by suicide. 

Stannis, Lord of Dragonstone, killed by Brienne of Tarth, is also honoured, alongside his wife Selyse, who hanged herself after their daughter Shireen was sacrificed at the stake by her father, and youngest heir, King Renly, assassinated in his tent by a Shadow with Stannis’ face. 

Featuring the Baratheon family motto, "Ours is the fury"

Featuring the Baratheon family motto, “Ours is the fury”

There’s sad tribute to House Tyrell, honouring Margaery, Loras, and Mace Tyrell, who were all killed by Cersei Lannister and Qyburn with wildfire during the fall of the Great Sept of Baelor, and Lady Olenna, offered a peaceful poison-drinking end by Jaime Lannister.

Featuring the Stark family motto, "Growing strong."

Featuring the Stark family motto, “Growing strong.”

And there are thematically apt headstones for some of the series’ most infamous fallen characters.

Ramsay Bolton

Eaten by dogs.

Eaten by dogs.

King Joffrey Baratheon

Poisoned by Lady Olenna Tyrell.

Poisoned by Lady Olenna Tyrell.

Tywin Lannister

Died on *a* throne, shot by his son Tyrion.

Died on *a* throne, shot by his son Tyrion.

Khal Drogo

Smothered by Daenerys after magic failed to treat an infected wound.

Smothered by Daenerys after magic failed to treat an infected wound.

Lord Petyr “Littlefinger” Baelish

Executed by Arya Stark.

Executed by Arya Stark.

Sand Snakes, Nymeria and Tyene

Strangled by Euron Greyjoy, poisoned by Cersei Lannister. The grave also honours their fallen sister Obara, and their mother Ellaria, whose fate remains unclear.

Strangled by Euron Greyjoy, poisoned by Cersei Lannister. The grave also honours their fallen sister Obara, and their mother Ellaria, whose fate remains unclear.

Lysa Arryn, Lady Regent of the Vale

Pushed by Littlefinger through the Moon Door.

Pushed by Littlefinger through the Moon Door.

High Sparrow

Burned alive by wildfire.

Burned alive by wildfire.

Prince Oberyn Martell, the Red Viper of Dorne

Fought an eye-popping, skull-crushing battle against Ser Gregor Clegane.

Fought an eye-popping, skull-crushing battle against Ser Gregor Clegane.

Lord Walder Frey

Ate a pie. But really, murdered by Arya Stark in retaliation for the Red Wedding.

Ate a pie. But really, murdered by Arya Stark in retaliation for the Red Wedding.

Wun Wun 

Riddled by arrows from Bolton archers.

Riddled by arrows from Bolton archers.

And finally, the deepest cut of them all…

Hodor

Held the door.

Held the door.

If you’re in Sydney, you can pay your respects in Centennial Park from Friday, April 12 to Sunday, April 14, from 7am to 6pm. There’s a map to download at , and there’s also an audio tour with more detail about the symbolism on each grave.

Game of Thrones Season 8 begins April 24.

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