The grave of Thomas Sayers
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London Calling: Highgate Cemetery

30 July 2012 Last updated at 00:02 BST

As part of the London Calling season, BBC World Service has been discovering some of the quirkier areas of the Olympic city.

Seva Novgorodsev from visits Highgate Cemetery, a gothic masterpiece in London where Karl Marx and other famous figures have their final resting place.