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Okunoin Cemetery, Koyasan, Japan

Okunoin Cemetery, Koyasan, Japan Notice how attentive the relation to the deceased are. Food and other offerings. They are never forgotten.

Okunoin, Mount Koya, Japan.

The 21 Most Eerily Beautiful Cemeteries Around the World

Wadi As-Salam [eng; Valley of Peace], is a cemetery located in Najaf, a province in the Western part of Central Iraq. Najaf is distinguished by this vast cemetery, which is considered to be the second largest and oldest cemetery in the world.

Wadi As-Salam [eng; Valley of Peace], is a cemetery located in Najaf, a province in the Western part of Central Iraq. Najaf is distinguished by this vast cemetery, which is considered to be the second largest and oldest cemetery in the world.

A Guide To Barcelona’s Cemeteries

A Guide To Barcelona’s Cemeteries

Find out more about Barcelona's famous cemeteries, which provide a powerful testimony of the city's history and the legacy of its former residents.

Koyasan Cemetery in Japan - the graves seem to be more of a celebration of life than death as each blends into the moss and the trees towering above.

Koyasan Cemetery in Japan - each of the graves seems to be more of a celebration of life as each blends in to the beautiful moss with the trees towering above, all intertwined as if each depended on the other.

Montparnasse cemetery

Montparnasse cemetery

A little morbid maybe, but beautiful. :)

Beautiful cemetery somewhere in Vermont? There's a message there with the live leaves and the snow

jizo statues in Japan

Japanese tourist walking along row of Jizo statues, Narabi-jizo, Bake-jizo, Nikko National Park, Japan

池に映る雪見ろうそく・2008年

池に映る雪見ろうそく・2008年

Hundreds of these little statues reflect a poignant scene. Jizo is the afterlife guardian and protector of little children who have passed on. Each of these statues was probably donated by parents who had lost a child.

Hundreds of these little statues reflect a poignant scene. Jizo is the afterlife guardian and protector of little children who have passed on. Each of these statues was probably donated by parents who had lost a child.

25 Cemeteries That Will Scare You Out Of Your Skin

25 Cemeteries That Will Scare You Out Of Your Skin

Three jizo - 地蔵  Jizo are bodhisattva who looks over children, travellers and the underworld

**Three jizo - 地蔵 Jizo are bodhisattva who looks over children, travellers and the underworld

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