Recoleta Cemetery

Recoleta Cemetery

Built in 1822 around an existing convent, a walk through Recoleta Cemetery’s labyrinthine alleys reads like an Argentine history…

Skogskyrkogården

Skogskyrkogården

A Unesco World Heritage site, this non-denominational cemetery, designed by Swedish architects Gunnar Asplund and Sigurd Lewerentz, is (irrespective…

Assistens Kirkegarde

Assistens Kirkegarde

Arguably one of the most atmospheric cemeteries in the world, Assistens Kirkegarde is an oasis of calm in the…

Oakland Cemetery

Oakland Cemetery

While we wouldn’t normally put a cemetery on the top of our must-see list, Oakland is a solid exception.…

Ghost Tours

Ghost Tours

As legend has it, Savannah is a haunted city. (A few ghost-favorite places are actually in this round-up: Marshall…

Holy Sites

From Michael Berg, several holy sites worth visiting in and near Marrakesh. These are the places where several Jewish…

Les Catacombes de Paris

Les Catacombes de Paris

When a handful of city cemeteries were closed in the 18th and 19th centuries because they were overflowing and…

Historic Cemeteries

Historic Cemeteries

New Orleans cemeteries—or cities of the dead as they’re often referred to—are predominantly above ground. And architecturally speaking, they’re…