The Merry Cemetery

A small town cemetery in Romania has made a name for itself by being the most colorful boneyard ever. The Merry Cemetery in Săpânţa has wooden markers painted with pictures of the deceased and “colorful” epitaphs about them. These were all made by Stan Ioan Pătraş and, after his death, his protege, Dumitru Pop.

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People come from all over the world to see the cemetery. Dylan Thuras brings us another video in the 100 Wonders series from Atlas Obscura. Read more here.

(Image credit: Flickr user Em and Ernie)

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