Jan 21, 2015

The Merriest Cemetery in the World (23 Pics)


By on Wednesday, January 21, 2015

They say everyone has their own way of grieving, and in the village of Săpânţa in Romania, this couldn’t be more true. In this rural farming commune lies a cemetery, known as the “merry cemetery”, that looks unlike any other you’ve ever seen. Here, you won’t find the usual dark and doomful gravestones, but instead, a colourful parade of “merry” and beautifully carved wooden crosses, marking the townspeople’s graves. Of course, the word “merry”, is up for interpretation here …























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