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The final resting place of New England's last vampire.
Nazca culture, Peru
Plundered and left asunder by grave robbers, this ancient necropolis has been painstakingly pieced back together.
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Dargavs Village: City of the Dead
This ancient village and its adjoining cemetery have a beautiful history of death and remembrance.
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The plague quarantine island home to the Vampire of Venice.
New Orleans, Louisiana
Marie Laveau's Tomb
The final resting place of New Orleans' most famous voodoo priestess.
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The 10 Iconic Cemeteries That Made Death Beautiful
The history of the rural cemetery movement, which brought Victorians to picnic among tombstones.
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Rome's ancient Etruscan rival, now a park full of ruins.
Key Biscayne, Florida
Neptune Memorial Reef
An underwater city for the dead.
Brooklyn, New York
First Maryland Regiment Mass Grave
The mass grave of a heroic Revolutionary War regiment sits below an empty lot near the Gowanus Canal.
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Linwood, New Jersey
Clara Glen Pet Cemetery
This quaint New Jersey graveyard is an eternal resting place for thousands of beloved pets.
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Fontanelle Cemetery Caves
Skulls from the plague of 1656 and the bombings of WWII united by a cult dedicated to caring for the ancient dead.
Znojmo, Czech Republic
This network of conjoined cellars was riddled with traps and supposedly allowed the townspeople to pretend their homes were deserted
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The Haserot Angel
The angel of death appears to weep black tears at this grave marker
Danvers Hospital for the Criminally Insane
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