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The scope of this brief survey veers little beyond the Halloween perimeter, although it is hard to limit one's field of view to a collection of skulls and mummies. From Inquisition through Holocaust, and including wars too numerous to mention, there has been sufficiently creepy carnage in Europe, enough to go around.
A Halloween holiday? The top 10 creepiest spots in Europe, by Mark Pickering (Guardian)
Forget pumpkins and scary theme-park rides, it you want to really spook yourself this Halloween, take a look at these creepy ancient sites across Europe, from churches adorned with skeletons to a village of tombs.