There are 307 items filed under memento mori.

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 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
Los Angeles, California

Los Feliz Murder Mansion

Left untouched since a double murder-suicide in the 1960s, Los Feliz mansion remains a neighborhood mystery
04 Oct 2013
Egypt

Tanis

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
London, United Kingdom

The Worshipful Company of Clockmakers Museum

The oldest dedicated collection of watches and clocks in the world
16 Sep 2013
Munich, Germany

Asamkirche

Among the ostentatious rococo ornamentation of this church, an image of death cuts the life-thread
13 Sep 2013
Camden, Tennessee

Patsy Cline Crash Site Memorial

An engraved boulder marks the spot where Patsy Cline's life ended in a plane crash
12 Sep 2013
Vienna, Austria

Cemetery of the Nameless

The resting place for anonymous victims of the Danube's dark waters
09 Sep 2013
Amiens, France

The Head of St. John the Baptist at Amiens Cathedral

The encased skull that is widely believed to belong to St. John the Baptist
28 Aug 2013
Amiens, France

Jules Verne's Tomb

Science fiction's grandfather has a fittingly marvelous tomb
27 Aug 2013
Samarkand, Uzbekistan

Shah-i-Zinda Necropolis

The Avenue of Mausolea, a series of grand palatial tombs
13 Aug 2013
Asbury Park, New Jersey

SS Morro Castle Monument

Memorial to the 137 lives lost on a ship fire, the whole hulk of which washed up on the Asbury Park shore
09 Aug 2013
Shandon, California

james dean memorial junction

A remote crossroads honoring a fallen talent
08 Aug 2013
Cambridge, Massachusetts

Old Burial Ground

This cemetery served as the only official burial grounds in Cambridge for nearly 200 years
29 Jul 2013
Højbjerg, Denmark

Grauballe Man

Preserved "bog person" that is over 2,000 years old
26 Jul 2013
Caleu Caleu Department, Argentina

Argentine Vintage Funeral Cadillacs

The clients of these mysterious hand-crafted funeral cars took their last ride in style
16 Jul 2013
Aspen, Colorado

Hunter S. Thompson Shrine

“You better take care of me Lord, if you don't you're gonna have me on your hands.” ― Hunter S. Thompson, Fear and Loathing in Las Vegas
04 Jul 2013
Koshu, Japan

Aokigahara Suicide Forest

Resting in Mount Fuji's shadow lies a forest shrouded by death, the world's second most popular suicide location
02 Jul 2013
New York, New York

Trinity Churchyard

This cemetery has graves dating back to the 17th century, including the city's oldest carved tombstone and an ominous cryptogram
26 Jun 2013
Carrollton, Mississippi

Mississippi John Hurt Grave

Tucked away on a hilltop in the backwoods of Mississippi lies the remains of a blues legend
21 Jun 2013
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