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Cemeteries + Graveyards

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25 Cemeteries That Will Scare You Out Of Your Skin

25 Cemeteries That Will Scare You Out Of Your Skin

Eva Peron's memorial plaque in Recoleta Cemetery, Buenos Aires - from Guy Portman's blog

My Visit to Recoleta Cemetery
  • Sharon Rose
    Sharon Rose

    Same cemetery I wrote about in your first Morbid Curiosity!

Horse Grave at the Custer Battlefield

Brooklyn’s Gangster Graveyard (aka Green-Wood Cemetery) - The Daily Beast

Brooklyn’s Gangster Graveyard

Europe's Loveliest Cemeteries

Europe’s Loveliest Cemeteries

Springtime in Mount Auburn Cemetery. Photo by Loren Rhoads.

A Fun-Filled Day at the Cemetery? Absolutely!

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

Take your Children to the Graveyard! -- an explanation of why and how from Scoutie Girl.

Take your Children to the Graveyard!

Buried under a Bridge in Paris: the Misfit Mausoleums of Montmartre from

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

This is the hidden grave of Robert, Agnes & Jeanne Balds. Three children who lived in Culross and died of the plague on 14th September 1645. Their grave was put out on Culross moor, now a forestry plantation.

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.

It's all over now, Baby Blue... From the roadside memorial for Polly Klaas.

  • Eleanor Cooney
    Eleanor Cooney

    Thanks for the re-pin, Lauren! This is good unclean fun!!!!

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:

  • Eleanor Cooney
    Eleanor Cooney

    I shoulda won a prize for that pic......

Cemetery Etiquette: What you Need to Know for that Cemetery Trip - See more at: Gravestone- Lexingtom, MO

Cemetery Etiquette: What you Need to Know for that Cemetery Trip

Tower of Silence (Dakhma) for Zoroastrian sky burial.

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.