More of the Bizarre…and Awesome Cults, Catacombs and Crypts

I have a peculiar curiosity for death and the hereafter and a love of the peacefulness of cemeteries. So, on my travels, I have gravitated toward experiencing what most people think is bizarre, but I think is awesome. 

The high altar of San Marco, the Pala d’Oro, is universally considered to be the most precious and refined expression of Byzantine genius elevating the cult of light. It holds high religious significance, and


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