Cemeteries and memorials, including catacombs and crypts.

The Capuchin Catacombs Palermo, Sicily, Italy

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The catacombs in Palermo, Italy, are among the creepiest we've seen and visitors must beware; what's inside really isn't suitable for children. They house the bodies of preserved monks and wealthy Sicilians from a couple of centuries past, wearing the clothes they wished to be buried in...

The Paris Catacombs, Paris

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The remains of more than six million deceased Parisians lie beneath the city in what was once a quarry. Bones from cemeteries and charnel houses that had run out of space were reburied in the catacombs between 1786 and 1860.

Arnos Vale Cemetery, Bristol, England

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This beautiful and tranquil cemetery in Bristol tells, among many others, the stories of medical discoveries and defeats. The graves there include those who succumbed to the cholera epidemic of 1849, as well as others who helped to prevent the deadly disease taking hold again...

Ashton Court, Bristol, England

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Headless horsemen, ghostly grey ladies and phantom hounds are all said to haunt the centuries-old Ashton Court in Bristol, so spooky the electricians wouldn't work there alone...