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A Dispatch From the Other Side of the Veil
In Brooklyn's Green-Wood Cemetery, Atlas Obscura's "Into the Veil 2017" was a night of sublime contradictions.
October 16, 2017
Buffalo, New York
Blue Sky Mausoleum
This unique crypt designed by Frank Lloyd Wright for his longtime friend was not completed in either man's lifetime.
Added by bradleycastiglia
Dolores Hidalgo Cuna de la Independencia Nacional, Mexico
Mausoleum of José Alfredo Jiménez
A tomb in the shape of a traditional Mexican hat and shawl for the father of modern rancheras.
Added by EdgarMedina
Stone Man of Bowman Family Crypt
Who is this marble man, perpetually creeping up the steps of his own mausoleum?
Added by natick169
A peculiar family mausoleum built by a German nobleman captivated by the occult.
Added by AdamTKincaid
McKinley Presidential Library & Museum
Mausoleums, astronomy, and animatronic dinosaurs at this memorial to an assassinated American president.
Added by thomasharper
Pyongyang, North Korea
Kumsusan Palace of the Sun
A former palace transformed into a mausoleum for North Korea's supreme leaders.
Added by emmastargirl
La Boulaye, France
Pyramid Mausoleum at Abandoned La Boulaye Cemetery
The ruins of an abandoned cemetery are among the last remnants of the old village of La Boulaye before a wealthy landowner had it relocated.
Added by Christine Williamson
Brooklyn, New York
A Victorian cemetery in the heart of Brooklyn remains a popular mecca of morbid curiosity.
Added by Molly McBride Jacobson
Tomb of Rudaki
Where the father of Persian poetry is laid to rest.
Added by ENeil
Howard Mausoleum Pyramid
18 members of the Howard family are eternally resting in an Egyptian pyramid on the Irish coast.
Added by Dylan
This 17th-century mausoleum is topped with an acoustic marvel.
Added by srini
New York, New York
The General Worth Monument
This monument to a veteran of the Mexican-American War is one of only two in Manhattan that serve as an actual mausoleum.
Added by Luke J Spencer
In terms of history and architecture, this is one of the most remarkable cemeteries in the world.
Added by vturiserra
A tower built by an emperor for an antelope.
Added by Tawsam
Huanghuagang Mausoleum of the 72 Martyrs
A replica of the Statue of Liberty watches over the tomb of 72 Chinese revolutionaries.
Added by samreeve
Santa Clara, Cuba
Che Guevara Mausoleum
This imposing memorial contains the remains of Che Guevara — and 29 other guerrillas who died with him in Bolivia.
Added by DangVarmint
This otherworldly palace-mausoleum complex is the stuff eternal dreams are made of.
Added by wdp4
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