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Mortuary Station: This station in Regent St, near Central, Sydney was built for funeral trains to leave from, headed for the city's grand new cemetery, the Necropolis, at Rookwood. It operated from 1867 to 1948. Beautifully restored, it is rarely open to the public.

Sydney Daily Photo: cemeteries

Rookwood cemetery in Sydney is the largest cemetery in the Southern Hemisphere.

Thanatourism: Rookwood

Rookwood Cemetery in Sydney, Australia (also called Rookwood Necropolis) - is known to be the final resting place for over one million people! Was originally known simply as "The Necropolis" (meaning "City of the Dead"). Locals lobbied and finally had the name changed in 1879. If you are looking for a haunting in the land down under, this is a huge and perfect place to start! Largest cemetery in the Southern Hemisphere.

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Rookwood Cemetery

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Old graves in Rookwood cemetery, relocated from Town Hall.

Thanatourism: Rookwood