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Kassel, Germany

Museum of Sepulchral Culture

This German museum is devoted to all aspects of grave culture from headstones to coffins.
Bruges, Belgium

Basilica of the Holy Blood

Christ's blood preserved in a Belgian town.
Antwerp, Belgium

Het Bootje (The Little Boat)

The patron of this extravagant Art Nouveau confection insisted that nothing less than a boat should project from its facade.
Brussels, Belgium

Cemetery Dieweg

Nature is slowly overtaking this disused cemetery on the outskirts of Brussels.
Brussels, Belgium

Everard t'Serclaes Monument

A shining memorial to a Belgian hero is said to bring luck to anyone who touches it.
Boom, Belgium

Trolls of De Schorre Park

Take a leisurely walk through the park to find the seven giant troll sculptures hidden throughout the park.
Brussels, Belgium

Laeken Cemetery Crypt

This recently restored crypt was once plagued by liquefying coffins and exploding caskets.
Brussels, Belgium

Musée de la Médecine

Medical history with an amazing, if frighting, collection of wax diseases on display.
Ghent, Belgium

Dr. Guislain Museum

A Museum of Psychiatry in a still-operating mental institution.
Ghent, Belgium

Gravensteen

This fairytale castle was built as a show of power but was nearly torn down thanks to its history of torture.
Hanover, Germany

Marktkirche

Striking occult iconography on a medieval German church.
Odense, Denmark

St. Canute's Cathedral

The last Viking king of Denmark is buried inside the crypt of this cathedral.
Neustadt, Germany

The Mummy of Knight Kahlbutz

The natural mummy of the less than chivalrous Knight Kahlbutz.
Borre, Denmark

Møns Klint

A natural wonder in south Denmark.
Kværndrup, Denmark

The Wooden Man

Generations have refused to move this doll from its dusty resting place to preserve a castle from a watery fate.
Flensburg, Germany

Mumiengrotte (Mummy's Cave)

Located in the middle of public park, this cave built in the early19th century houses an ancient stone sarcophagus.
Nykøbing Falster, Denmark

Museum Obscurum

This secret collection of the strange and occult was rediscovered in a forgotten room of an old house.
Schleswig, Germany

The Bog Bodies at the Schleswig-Holstein Landesmuseum

Ample proof that watery ends make for well-preserved, millenia-old mummies.
Hamburg, Germany

Impaled Skull of Klaus Stortebeker

Executed in 1401, Exhumed in 1878, Stolen in 2010.
Nienhagen, Germany

Gespensterwald (Ghost Forest)

Twisted trees shaped by coastal winds make this woodland look like something from a spooky story.
Hamburg, Germany

St. Nicholas' Church

Once the tallest building in the world, this abandoned church is now a monument to the destruction of WWII.
Hamburg, Germany

Museum of Medical History Hamburg

Wax models of disease and deformity are on display at this German medical museum.
Schwerin, Germany

The Ducal Family Crypt in the Church of St. Nikolai

Seventeen members of the local royal family are interred in this Baroque church in northern Germany.