London's 200-Year-Old Highgate Cemetery Is the Spookiest Abandoned Graveyard in the World
Posted on Sep 30, 2016
If you really wish to put your bravery to the test, try to summon all your courage and venture to The Highgate Cemetery in London! The almost 200-year-old landmark along with its fantastic tales is sure to make an impression on you!
1. Who's Afraid of the Big Bad...Ghost?
This gloomy destination is listed in the Register of Historic Parks and Gardens of special historic interest in England (yes, it's that important) and it holds the remains of approximately 170,000 people. There are 53,000 graves!
2. Impressive Architecture
The main gate was built in the Egyptian style, and aside from this one, there is another hidden gate entrance.
3. Dark Beauty
The cemetery spans over 37 acres, and is still "open for business," though the number of remaining plots is limited.
4. Additional Importance
Highgate isn't important solely for its status of a nature reserve, but also for numerous famous people who found their final resting place here. Among them are Karl Marx, Michael Faraday, George Elliot, Douglas Adams...