What is another word for taphophilia?

Pronunciation: [tˌafəfˈɪli͡ə] (IPA)

Taphophilia, also known as cemetery tourism or tombstone tourism, refers to the love and admiration of cemeteries and burial sites. Synonyms for taphophilia include necrotourism, epitaphophilia, funerary enthusiasm, death appreciation, and cemetery wanderlust. Some people also refer to taphophilia as "graveyard hopping," "tomb exploring," or "crypt crawling." Taphophiles may be drawn to the art, history, and beauty of grave markers, as well as the stories and legacy behind the deceased. For some, visiting cemeteries can also be a form of meditation, reflection, and connection with mortality. It is a unique and often misunderstood passion, but one that brings comfort and fascination to those who appreciate it.

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Related words: cemeteries, funeral homes, caskets, mourners, mourning clothes, burial grounds

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