The City Of The Dead

The City Of The Dead

Visiting ghost-towns must be an exciting experience. But once you decided to go to such a place, you’d better hurry up and see as much as possible before the sunset. Who knows what may happen after?

The City Of The Dead

Dargavs is a city in Ossetia where a few houses are separated from the rest of the world. The place used to be well-populated in the past but was abandoned after the Kolka-Karmadon rock-ice slide.

The word ‘Dargvas’ is translated as ‘a gateman’, somebody who guards the clove.

The City Of The Dead

The City Of The Dead

The City Of The Dead

The City Of The Dead

Mobile bee-gardens can be met from time to time.

The City Of The Dead

The City Of The Dead

Would you like to taste local honey?

The City Of The Dead

The City Of The Dead

The City Of The Dead

The town has a lot of family vaults.

The City Of The Dead

The City Of The Dead

All the tombs were founded in the XIV-XIX century.

The City Of The Dead

The rich built wide and complex tombs.

The City Of The Dead

The City Of The Dead

This guard tower is 15 meters high.

The City Of The Dead

The entrance was reached by stairs which was removed after everybody found themselves inside the tower to prevent enemies from coming inside.

The City Of The Dead

The City Of The Dead

The City Of The Dead

The City Of The Dead

A person was buried in his best clothes and with his favourite things.

The City Of The Dead

The City Of The Dead

Bones are seen everywhere.

The City Of The Dead

The City Of The Dead

The place must be good for meditation.

The City Of The Dead

The City Of The Dead

Nevertheless, people prefer not to meditate here at night in order not to trouble the dead.

Location: Ossetia

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