There are 328 items filed under memento mori.

Berne, Switzerland

The Child Eater of Bern

A nearly 500 year old sculpture depicts a man eating a sack of babies, and no one is sure why
30 Oct 2014
Koshu, Japan

Aokigahara Suicide Forest

Resting in Mount Fuji's shadow lies a forest shrouded by death that is the world's second most popular suicide location
30 Oct 2014
Queens, New York

Houdini's Grave

The final resting place of the great escape artist, where some still gather to wait for his escape from death
30 Oct 2014
Los Angeles, California

Los Feliz Murder Mansion

Left untouched since a double murder-suicide in the 1960s, Los Feliz mansion remains a neighborhood mystery
24 Oct 2014
Halifax, Canada

The Titanic Mortuary Bag at The Maritime Museum of The Atlantic

A morbid piece of memorabilia from the most famous shipwreck in current history is just one of the many poignant artifacts in this Canadian collection
15 Jul 2014
Brooklyn, New York

Most Holy Trinity Cemetery

A burial ground of rusting metal gravemarkers
06 Jul 2014
Philadelphia, Pennsylvania

The Irish Memorial at Penn's Landing

An Irish Memorial commemorating those who perished due to potato blight
19 Dec 2013
Charlottesville, Virginia

The Raven Room

Edgar Allan Poe's old dorm is now a shrine to the author's legacy
08 Oct 2013
Bandai, India

Bullet Baba Shrine

Liquor and flowers mark a holy site for Indian motorcycle riders
07 Oct 2013


The once great capital of Egypt now crumbles forward as evocative ruins
03 Oct 2013
Gdańsk, Poland

Monument to the Defenders of the Polish Post Office

Modern art commemorates one of the first military actions of World War II
03 Oct 2013
Atessa, Italy

The Dragon Rib of Atessa

A preserved dragon's rib that remembers the legend of the founding of the city of Atessa
02 Oct 2013
Deadwood, South Dakota

Mt. Moriah Cemetery

A cemetery housing wild west legends in South Dakota
23 Sep 2013