Cemeteries + Graveyards
From the first Korean saint to the first dracula (aka Bela Lugosi), diverse tales of people from many different continents are all united by a single religion at this Culver City cemetery.
Holy Cross Cemetery: A Catholic Oasis with a Macabre Twist
Jack Kerouac's grave is in Massachusetts.
3 Notable New England Graves to Plan Day Trips Around
From Israel to Brazil, elevated cemeteries are providing the final resting place for thousands of people as space runs out at ground level
Raising the Dead: Lack of Space Forces Cemeteries Skywards
Aoyama Cemetery, Tokyo
Grave hunting in Tokyo's realms of the dead
World’s Most Beautiful Cemeteries - Articles | Travel + Leisure
World’s Most Beautiful Cemeteries
Buried under a Bridge in Paris: The Misfit Mausoleums of Montmartre; Cemetière de Montmartre is a very particular sort of misfit in the Parisian urban landscape. The clunky industrial blue iron bridge and the intricately carved stone mausoleums from another era are like mismatched puzzle pieces trying to fit together in this evolving city. But of course, the cemetery was here first, dating all the way back to the French revolution when it was first used as a makeshift mass grave.
The Cemetery Travels Notebook is the place to keep field notes from your own cemetery adventures. It features 80 lined pages, interspersed with 20 lush full-page color photographs of cemeteries from Paris to Tokyo, with stops at Sleepy Hollow, San Francisco, and all points between, to inspire your wanderlust.
Cemetery Travels Notebook
Families living among the graves in their neighborhood in the Manila North Cemetery in the Philippines. Image credit: Atlas Obscura
Recoleta Cemetery, Argentina ~ David Alleno was an Italian immigrant who dreamed of being buried in the prestigious cemetery where he worked as a caretaker from 1881 to 1910. He saved enough money to buy a space built his own tomb. He even traveled back to his home country to find an artist who could carve his figure in marble, complete with keys, broom watering can.
Agatha Christie (1890 - 1976) Agatha Christie is one of the most popular writers in the crime and mystery genre of all time. She wrote 80 detective novels as well as a number of plays. Her books have been translated into 56 languages.
Agatha Christie (1890 - 1976) - Find A Grave Photos
Bake-Jizo Trail. Nikko, Japan. Circa 1925. The Bake-jizo (Ghost Jizo) Legend says that if you count them on your way up the trail and on your way back, you will end up with a different number.
I took this picture at the memorial site for Polly Klaas, a girl who was murdered in 1993 about 70 miles south of where I live in Northern California. The site became a memorial not just for Polly, but for other murdered kids as well. Read all about it here: https://web.archive.org/web/20130116065944/http://redroom.com/member/eleanor-cooney/blog/for-a-short-time-an-angel-rested-here
I took this picture at the memorial site for Polly Klaas, a girl who was murdered in 1993 about 70 miles south of where I live in Northern California. The site became a memorial not just for Polly, but for other murdered kids as well. Read all about it here: web.archive.org/...
Cemetery Etiquette: What you Need to Know for that Cemetery Trip - See more at: blogs.ancestry.co... Gravestone- Lexingtom, MO
Cemetery Etiquette: What you Need to Know for that Cemetery Trip
Sylvia Plath’s grave in Heptonstall (via Sylvia Plath Info Blog)
A Graveyard Tour of Literature
What would you do on your first day in Rome? I went to an ossuary. As one does. www.wattpad.com/...
The Dexter Mausoleum (aka "Dracula House") at Spring Grove Cemetery in Cincinnati, Ohio (2nd largest historical cemetery in the United States)
Exhumed grave in Greece. Due to lack of space, this is standard practice. To make room for newly deceased, the bodies are exhumed after 3 years and the bones placed in an ossuary with the bones of other members of the family, or, if there is no such box, they are simply buried in another part of the plot, perhaps even underneath one of the coffins.