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Multi-storey graveyards

in Japan, a crowded mountainous country with a fast-ageing society, there is a shortage of final resting places, especially in the big cities.

Burial plots in Tokyo can cost more than $100,000 (£63,318), so some are turning to a cheaper hi-tech solution – multi-storey graveyards.

via BBC NEWS | Asia-Pacific | Japan’s new hi-tech ‘graveyards’.

October 13, 2009 Posted by | Strange | , | Comments Off on Multi-storey graveyards