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Brooklyn, New York

Green-Wood Cemetery

A Victorian cemetery in the heart of Brooklyn remains a popular mecca of morbid curiosity.
New York, New York

Alice in Wonderland Statue

This whimsical group of statues is a favorite of children who love to climb all over Lewis Carroll's beloved characters.
Los Angeles, California

Hollywood Forever Cemetery

Resting place of Hollywood's immortals is also site of summer film screenings.
Los Angeles, California

Templo Santa Muerte

A shrine to a skeleton saint in the city of angels.
Janitzio, Mexico

Statue of José Maria Morelos

Climb through the life of a Mexican hero as you ascend a 130-foot statue.
San Juan Teotihuacan de Arista, Mexico

Quetzalpapálotl Palace

Dating back to the second century, vestiges of prehispanic mural paintings are found in this underground palace.
Guanajuato, Mexico

Hacienda del Cochero

Peaceful gardens hide an underground torture museum.
Guanajuato, Mexico

Alley of the Kiss

A Mexican Romeo-and-Juliet-esque legend has given this super-narrow alleyway a reputation for romance.
Guanajuato, Mexico

House of Laments

Kitschy horror displays now fill the house where some very real serial killing took place.
Mexico City, Mexico

Disk of Death

This strange sculpture of a menacing skull surrounded by sun rays was discovered at the foot of the Pyramid of the Sun.
Guanajuato, Mexico

Museo de las Momias de Guanajuato

Mexico's astounding mummy museum with "the world's smallest mummy."
Mexico City, Mexico

Skull Rack of the Great Temple

A disquieting Aztec sculpture displays hundreds of stone skulls representing the victims of human sacrifice.
Mexico City, Mexico

Santuario Nacional del Angel de la Santa Muerte

A church dedicated to the Mexican skeleton saint.
Chichen Itza, Mexico

Pyramid of Kukulcan at Chich'en Itza

Every equinox this Maya pyramid puts on a spooky ancient light show.
Albany, California

Albany Bulb

An "anarchical" no man's land, complete with garbage sculptures and a hobo-run "Landfillian Library."
Berkeley, California

Old Berkeley Pier

A pier that used to act as a busy ferry dock is now a decaying favorite of local fisherman and urban artists.
Oakland, California

Mountain View Cemetery

Oakland's beautiful monumental cemetery.
Paris, France

Père Lachaise Cemetery

France's most famous cemetery, with some of its most curious tombs.
Paris, France

Catacombes de Paris

The Catacombs hold secrets much stranger than the bones stacked within them.
Barcelona, Spain

Montjuïc Cemetery

This cemetery features modernist statues as strange as its name.
Prague, Czechia

Hlava Franze Kafky (Franz Kafka's Head)

A bust of Franz Kafka spins in pieces, reflecting the writer's inner torment.
Prague, Czechia

Prague Astronomical Clock

Macabre astrological automaton clock dating to the late 1400s.
Kutna Hora, Czechia

Sedlec Ossuary "Bone Church"

A church of bones, decorated with 40,000 human skeletons.
Berlin, Germany

Tempelhof Airport

Berlin's old airport.