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27 Historic Cemeteries (PHOTOS)

First Posted: 10/27/10 08:58 AM ET   Updated: 05/25/11 07:10 PM ET

Equal parts solemn and spooky, moving and intriguing, cemeteries are worth a visit the world over.

Just in time for Halloween, we have selected fifteen cemeteries worldwide where important historic and cultural figures are memorialized.

From Los Angeles to Buenos Aires, these noteworthy cemeteries make it possible to pay your respects in person.

Did we skip a cemetery that you think should be on the list? Let us know!

What historic cemeteries did we miss? Let us know, and send photos if you have them!
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Père Lachaise Cemetery, Paris
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At Père Lachaise, visitors pay homage at the graves of Jim Morrison, Oscar Wilde, and Marcel Proust, among many others.
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