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Washington, D.C.

Congressional Cemetery

The privately owned cemetery that holds room for Washington's finest when they step down from life.
Bodiam, England

Bodiam Castle

A beautiful ruin of a 14th-century Plantagenet castle built by a medieval mercenary.
Rye, England

The Mermaid Inn

This centuries-old hotel hides a network of secret cellars and passages once used by smugglers.
Basingstoke, England

The Blue Plaque of Mrs Blunden

This plaque remembers a grave mistake that led to one local woman being buried alive.
York, England

Dick Turpin's Tombstone

The final resting place of England's most notorious bandit.
York, England

The York Ghost Merchants

Makers and sellers of the original and finest York Ghosts.
York, England

Cat Statues of York

A century-old tradition has culminated in a small but singular collection of feline effigies.
York, England

Shambles of York

Follow the original medieval paths that wind through this intriguing section of the city.
Whitby, England

199 Steps Coffin Benches

These planks were originally installed to hold the dead.
Whitby, England

Bram Stoker Memorial Seat

The view that inspired the scenes of Dracula's first landing in England.
Whitby, England

Ruins of Whitby Abbey

The gloomy ruins that inspired Bram Stoker to bring Dracula to life.
Baltimore, Maryland

Edgar Allan Poe's Grave

The trials and tribulations of marking Poe's grave.
Twickenham, England

Strawberry Hill

In Twickenham sits a small whitewashed castle that inspired Mary Shelley's Frankenstein.
Washington, D.C.

The Exorcist Stairs

The site of the climactic scene from the classic horror film is now a historic landmark.
Brooklyn, New York

Green-Wood Cemetery

A Victorian cemetery in the heart of Brooklyn remains a popular mecca of morbid curiosity.
Brooklyn, New York

House of Wax

Tucked in a nondescript downtown Brooklyn mall is a bar containing a remarkable turn of the century anatomical wax collection last seen in 1920s Berlin.
Virginia Beach, Virginia

The Witch of Pungo Statue

This statue is dedicated to Grace Sherwood, the last person in Virginia to be convicted of being a witch.
Salzburg, Austria

St. Sebastian’s Cemetery

Terrifically morbid cemetary and site of famous Paracelsus' grave.
Mondsee, Austria

The Altar of the Basilica of St. Michael

This skeleton-filled altar piece served as a backdrop to one of the most iconic scenes in "The Sound of Music."
Hallstatt, Austria

Hallstatt Charnel House

An Austrian house of bones filled with hundreds of intricately painted skulls.
London, England

Wandsworth Roundabout Underpass

This underpass became an unlikely piece of cinematic history after its appearance in 'A Clockwork Orange.'
London, England

The Tomb Of Hannah Courtoy

According to legend, this tomb holds the secrets to time travel.
London, England

Joseph Grimaldi Park

An unassuming London park is actually a pilgrimage site for modern clowns.
London, England

Postman's Park: Memorial to Heroic Self Sacrifice

A quiet memorial to those who died saving others in the heart of the City of London.