Cemeteries aren't usually top of the list when searching for things to see and do on your travels.
While there can be something macabre about wandering through a graveyard, the world is home to some beautiful cemeteries where you'll find incredible architecture and picturesque landscapes.
We take a look at 12 hauntingly beautiful cemeteries that make for an atmospheric visit - most are only open during the daytime too so you'll avoid the spookier night hours.
Mirogoj Cemetery, Croatia - pictured above
This breathtaking tree-lined cemetery in Zagreb is owned by the city and accepts burials from all religious backgrounds, making for quite an impressive sight.
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© Julie Delahaye, Online Travel Writer, Mirror