When it comes to cemeteries, most everyone knows about the Père Lachaise cemetery in Paris, the final resting place of Jim Morrison and Edith Piaf, packed with Gothic graves, elaborate burial chambers and beautifully laid-out green paths. They may also know of Highgate in London, a gorgeous tourist destination featuring the tombs of luminaries and stars.

Some of them are:

Hollywood Forever Cemetery – Los Angeles, United States

Celebrities like Johnny Ramone rest in peace at Hollywood Forever.

Greyfriars Kirkyard – Edinburgh, Scotland

Harry Potter fans flock to this graveyard, which is also reportedly haunted.

Capuchin Catacombs of Palermo – Sicil

Tiny Rosalia Lombardo is considered the best-preserved mummy in the world.

La Recoleta Cemetery – Beunos Aires, Argentina

La Recoleta houses the tomb of Evita, and some disturbing tales.

Hill of the Crosses – Šiauliai, Lithuania

Hill of the Crosses is aptly named.

Saint Roch Cemetery – New Orleans, America

Prosthetic legs are among the offerings at Saint Roch Cemetery.

Merry Cemetery, or Cimitirul Vesel – Sapanta, Romania

The crosses at Cimitirul Vesel are detailed works of art.

 

 

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