We humans create amazing memorials for our dead. How much do you know about these famous cemeteries?
Opened in 1863, this Civil War-era cemetery is home to the likes of Miles Davis, Herman Melville, Duke Ellington and other notable people.
According to some very imaginative and publicity-minded locals, vampires intermittently stalk the cemetery.
Located in Prague, the cemetery is filled with crazily tilted headstones.
Space limitations and religious laws forbidding grave removal meant there was no choice but to simply keep growing the pile of graves, which are 12 deep in places.
In London's Westminster Abbey is a spot called Poet's Corner, where many artistic types are buried.
Mount Moriah, in Deadwood, is home to the likes of Calamity Jane and Will Bill Hickok, among other notable Old West figures.
Lacking space, they simply buried them under paving stones in the city, making the whole place a graveyard of sorts.
There is no section for World War II dead; there is, however, a section for World War I and the Spanish-American War.
Due to space restrictions, families lease burial plots for only about 12 years before the bodies are exhumed to make room for more.
About 90 popes have found their final resting place here, and some are on public display in glass cases.
Hollywood celebrities are buried here regularly; the subdued appearance of this cemetery belies the great wealth of many of its inhabitants.
Morrison was the lead singer for The Doors, and his grave is one of the most popular attractions in Paris.
Fans and other people drawn to Morrison's grave take drugs, vandalize and often just cause a ruckus, leading locals to hire security guards.
The high water table in New Orleans means that these graves are all above ground in ornate tombs.
In some areas, criminals make a habit of shaking down tourists who dare enter the elaborate cemeteries at night.
The walking paths, fountains and gardens make this place a pleasant park as much as burial ground.
Located in Arlington National, the Tomb is dedicated to service members who die without having their bodies identified.
About 400,000 graves are marked by the iconic white headstones that fill this solemn place.
Trees big and small were destroyed, and the damaged was reported around half a million dollars.
With 30 burials per day, the site is running out of room and no one is quite sure what to do about it.
It's not officially named a nature preserve, but with its lush and overgrown foliage it makes for a perfect place to quietly observe Mother Nature.
In true Oregon style, you can plant a tree to honor your deceased loved one.
The vibrant tombstones also feature poetry; the place is downright cheerful compared to most cemeteries.
With perhaps 2 million burials, this is one of the biggest cemeteries in Latin America and in the world.
With more than 200 acres of land, it is a sprawling burial ground filled with gigantic mausoleums and eerie memorials.
Its raised view of the ocean makes this one of the most beautiful cemeteries in the world.
Peron served as first lady in the middle of the 20th century but remains one of the most famous people ever from Argentina.
Burials started more than 3,000 years ago and the cemetery is still being used for new burials today.
Considering how long it has been in operation, the 70,000 burials really isn't that many.
The Israel necropolis has suffered great damage over the centuries but many tombs are still intact and have at points been used as homes.