25 Creepiest Tombs From Around The World

Posted by , Updated on August 7, 2018


For some, tombs from around the world might elicit a deep shudder, and that’s only natural. Tombs are pretty unsettling and scary. They remind us of the place we’ll all go someday. It’s a dread we’d rather not think about. While tombs are in and of themselves eerie, some tombs are so creepy, it’s unlikely you’d ever want to go visit them. From graves with windows to embalmed mummies, these tombs truly reach a new level of creepy. Here are 25 Creepiest Tombs From Around The World.

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Herman Harband

herman harbandSource: https://www.neatorama.com/2015/07/29/Herman-Harbands-Headstone/

This gravestone of Herman Harband was eerily specific about his wife. He commissioned it before he died, and it was placed in Beth David Memorial Gardens when he died in Hollywood. The tombstone read: My wife Eleanor Arthur of Queens, NY lived like a princess for 20 years traveling the world with the best of everything. When I went blind, she tried to poison me, took all my money, all my medication and left me in the dark alone and sick. It’s a miracle I escaped. I won’t see her in heaven because she’s surely going to hell!


Marie Laveau

marie laveauSource: https://www.atlasobscura.com/places/marie-laveaus-tomb

This final resting place of the New Orlean’s powerful voodoo priestess is a popular tourist destination for occultists. They leave all kinds of dark paraphernalia at the tomb and mark the tomb with black X’s. While alive, she’s said to have sold potions and charms for people wanting love and money.


Rosalia Lombardo

lombardoSource: http://allthatsinteresting.com/rosalia-lombardo

In Sicilian catacombs, the embalmed and well-preserved corpse of two-year-old Rosalia Lombardo lies. She died of pneumonia in 1920, and her grief-stricken father wanted her embalmed. To this day, her internal organs are still intact and some believe she briefly opens her eyes if you look at her.


Florence Irene Ford

fordSource: https://www.findagrave.com/memorial/18023522/florence-irene-ford

Buried at Natchez City Cemetery in Natchez, Mississippi, this 10-year-old girl was said to be scared of storms and would run to her mother for comfort. When she died of yellow fever, her mother constructed her grave to have a stairway down to her casket so she could visit her and comfort her during storms.


Unknown Baby Girl

baby-girl-delaware-riverSource: http://www2.ljworld.com/news/2004/dec/24/stone_marks_grave/

In 1977, two fishermen saw a garbage bag floating down the river and picked it up. Inside, they found the body of an infant baby girl. She was never identified and was buried at Oskaloosa’s Pleasant View Cemetery. Her tombstone it eerily reads, “Unidentified Baby Girl Found In Delaware River May 1977.”

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