Taking the time to travel to and visit the gravesites of the famous allows us to reflect on the nature of death and remembrance, as well as feel that we are part of their memory being continued for generations to come.
graves Famous celebrity
For that, you'll have to look online. From idyllic country parishes to inner-city sanctuaries reclaimed by nature, a pick of beautiful cemeteries that are a haven for wildlife. Visitors give offerings, lay flowers, kneel in prayer and sometimes sing hymns or Elvis songs. The monument is a masterpiece of 18th Century design, constructed from white and grey marble. Jeff Rindskopf October 03,
2. Elvis Presley, Graceland, Memphis
Browse the interactive map to see which iconic figure, military hero or legendary royal is laid to rest near you. Lee died tragically young at 32, and is laid to rest beside his son Brandon Lee, who was killed on the set of action film The Crow when a stunt went wrong. Yma Sumac Known as: He's buried beneath a simple headstone often covered with admirers' kiss-marks in the Park Cemetery near his Indiana hometown, where an annual festival is held in his honor every September.