There are 292 items filed under catacombs, crypts, & cemeteries.

Naples, Italy

Fontanelle Cemetery Caves

The plague of 1656 and the bombings of WWII united by a cult dedicated to caring for the ancient dead
31 Dec 2015
Znojmo, Czech Republic

Znojmo Catacombs

This network of conjoined cellars was riddled with traps and supposedly allowed the townspeople to pretend their homes were deserted
13 Apr 2015
Cleveland, Ohio

The Haserot Angel

The angel of death appears to weep black tears at this grave marker
07 Nov 2014
Danvers, Massachusetts

Danvers Hospital for the Criminally Insane

Basis for H.P. Lovecraft's horror stories and Batman's Arkham Asylum, now a horrifying condo
31 Oct 2014
Brooklyn, New York

Most Holy Trinity Cemetery

A burial ground of rusting metal gravemarkers
06 Jul 2014
Los Angeles, California

Evergreen Memorial Park & Crematory

Los Angeles's oldest cemetery allows visitors to trace the history of this proud city
20 Oct 2013
New Orleans, Louisiana

Metairie Cemetery

New Orleans' famous cemetery, located on the site of a former race track
17 Oct 2013
Yazd, Iran

Zoroastrian Towers of Silence

Putrefaction plateaus in Iran, where the dead were sent for decontamination before going to their final resting place
10 Oct 2013
Egypt

Tanis

The once great capital of Egypt now crumbles forward as evocative ruins
02 Oct 2013
Kilkenny, Ireland

Jerpoint Abbey

This ancient Irish religious site is covered in ancient carvings, many of which have barely aged
25 Sep 2013
Possagno, Italy

Tempio Canoviano

This artistic temple brings together multiple architecture styles, but is only an example of one
23 Sep 2013
Deadwood, South Dakota

Mt. Moriah Cemetery

A cemetery housing wild west legends in South Dakota
22 Sep 2013
Oddington, England

Memento-Mori Hamsterley Brass

Rare and wonderfully wormy cadaver art captured in brass for centuries
16 Sep 2013
Beijing, China

Tian Yi's Tomb

The burial grounds of a Chinese eunuch who served his way into the highest levels of Imperial government
12 Sep 2013
Vienna, Austria

Cemetery of the Nameless

The resting place for anonymous victims of the Danube's dark waters
08 Sep 2013
Brno, Czech Republic

Brno Ossuary

Europe's second largest ossuary discovered in 2001
29 Aug 2013
Amiens, France

Jules Verne's Tomb

Science fiction's grandfather has a fittingly marvelous tomb
26 Aug 2013
Montreal, Canada

Oratoire St. Joseph

City law dictates that this mountaintop cathedral containing the heart of a saint is to remain the tallest building in town
25 Aug 2013
Grass Valley, California

Old St. Patrick's Cemetery

Established in 1853, this crumbling cemetery sits forgotten on the corner of Church and Chapel in Gold Country
21 Aug 2013
Siliștea Snagovului, Romania

Snagov Monastery

This solitary monastery may hold the remains of Vlad the Impaler (but probably not)
20 Aug 2013
Hartsdale, New York

Hartsdale Pet Cemetery

The first pet cemetery in the United States
16 Aug 2013
Samarkand, Uzbekistan

Shah-i-Zinda Necropolis

The Avenue of Mausolea, a series of grand palatial tombs
12 Aug 2013
Colma, California

Colma Necropolis

A vast city of the dead, where the deceased outnumber the living by more than a million
29 Jul 2013
Cambridge, Massachusetts

Old Burial Ground

This cemetery served as the only official burial grounds in Cambridge for nearly 200 years
28 Jul 2013
San Francisco, California

Aquatic Park Tombstones

Visible below the waves are memorials to the city's Gold Rush dead
28 Jul 2013
San Francisco, California

Buena Vista Park Tombstones

Gold Rush-era tombstones line the park's paths
25 Jul 2013

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