Cemeteries of the World: The Eerie, The Beautiful, and The Quirky

Maybe you never really get to know a place until you see where they lay their loved ones to rest.
by | October 25, 2017



Cementerio de la Recoleta is the Argentine capital’s most popular attraction. Not only is it the final resting place of they country’s most influential personalities (former first lady Evá Perón’s remains were lain to rest here after it went missing for 16 years), it’s also a reminder of Buenos Aires’ Golden Age, from 1880 to 1930, when it was one of the world’s wealthiest cities.

A former garden tended to by monks, it was converted into a burial site in 1822, and has since become a miniature city for the dead. The mausoleums that line the cemetery’s alleys feature various architectural styles such as Art Deco, Baroque, and Neo-Gothic among others.

Okunoin Cemetery – Mount Koya, Japan
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Andy Flores is a pathological penny pincher with impulse shopping and binge-eating tendencies. She’s constantly saving up for new adventures, so she dabbles in writing jobs here and there. Her not-so-secret dream is to be an extra in a big Bollywood movie.

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