Italy’s most ghoulish site, this crypt houses thousands of corpses, fully dressed and hung from hooks. The practice began in 1599 when local priests mummified a holy monk and allowed visitors. Soon regular residents of Palermo wanted to be remembered in this fashion. Bodies are arranged by gender and profession; their facial expressions often eerily visible.
"Hatchet" Harry Flavel's House This home is falling into ruin because the Flavel descendants refuse to sell it, despite many interested buyers. Mr. Flavel stabbed someone here in the 80's and became a fugitive from the law, leaving it abandoned forever.