Spain's Dance of Death shows the darker side of Easter

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VERGES, SPAIN - MARCH 24 : Participants attend the medieval tradition 'Dance of Death' on Maundy Thursday in Verges, Spain on March 24, 2016. (Photo by Albert Llop/Anadolu Agency/Getty Images)
VERGES, SPAIN - MARCH 24 : Participants attend the medieval tradition 'Dance of Death' on Maundy Thursday in Verges, Spain on March 24, 2016. (Photo by Albert Llop/Anadolu Agency/Getty Images)
VERGES, SPAIN - MARCH 24 : Participants attend the medieval tradition 'Dance of Death' on Maundy Thursday in Verges, Spain on March 24, 2016. (Photo by Albert Llop/Anadolu Agency/Getty Images)
VERGES, SPAIN - MARCH 24 : Participants get ready to attend the medieval tradition 'Dance of Death' on Maundy Thursday in Verges, Spain on March 24, 2016. (Photo by Albert Llop/Anadolu Agency/Getty Images)
VERGES, SPAIN - MARCH 24 : Participants get ready to attend the medieval tradition 'Dance of Death' on Maundy Thursday in Verges, Spain on March 24, 2016. (Photo by Albert Llop/Anadolu Agency/Getty Images)
VERGES, SPAIN - MARCH 24 : Participants get ready to attend the medieval tradition 'Dance of Death' on Maundy Thursday in Verges, Spain on March 24, 2016. (Photo by Albert Llop/Anadolu Agency/Getty Images)
VERGES, SPAIN - MARCH 24 : Participants attend the medieval tradition 'Dance of Death' on Maundy Thursday in Verges, Spain on March 24, 2016. (Photo by Albert Llop/Anadolu Agency/Getty Images)
VERGES, SPAIN - MARCH 24 : Participants attend the medieval tradition 'Dance of Death' on Maundy Thursday in Verges, Spain on March 24, 2016. (Photo by Albert Llop/Anadolu Agency/Getty Images)
VERGES, SPAIN - MARCH 24 : Participants attend the medieval tradition 'Dance of Death' on Maundy Thursday in Verges, Spain on March 24, 2016. (Photo by Albert Llop/Anadolu Agency/Getty Images)
VERGES, SPAIN - MARCH 24 : Participants attend the medieval tradition 'Dance of Death' on Maundy Thursday in Verges, Spain on March 24, 2016. (Photo by Albert Llop/Anadolu Agency/Getty Images)
VERGES, SPAIN - MARCH 24 : Participants attend the medieval tradition 'Dance of Death' on Maundy Thursday in Verges, Spain on March 24, 2016. (Photo by Albert Llop/Anadolu Agency/Getty Images)
VERGES, SPAIN - MARCH 24 : Participants attend the medieval tradition 'Dance of Death' on Maundy Thursday in Verges, Spain on March 24, 2016. (Photo by Albert Llop/Anadolu Agency/Getty Images)
VERGES, SPAIN - MARCH 24 : Participants attend the medieval tradition 'Dance of Death' on Maundy Thursday in Verges, Spain on March 24, 2016. (Photo by Albert Llop/Anadolu Agency/Getty Images)
VERGES, SPAIN - MARCH 24 : Participants attend the medieval tradition 'Dance of Death' on Maundy Thursday in Verges, Spain on March 24, 2016. (Photo by Albert Llop/Anadolu Agency/Getty Images)
VERGES, SPAIN - MARCH 24 : Participants attend the medieval tradition 'Dance of Death' on Maundy Thursday in Verges, Spain on March 24, 2016. (Photo by Albert Llop/Anadolu Agency/Getty Images)
VERGES, SPAIN - MARCH 24 : Participants attend the medieval tradition 'Dance of Death' on Maundy Thursday in Verges, Spain on March 24, 2016. (Photo by Albert Llop/Anadolu Agency/Getty Images)
VERGES, SPAIN - MARCH 24 : Participants attend the medieval tradition 'Dance of Death' on Maundy Thursday in Verges, Spain on March 24, 2016. (Photo by Albert Llop/Anadolu Agency/Getty Images)
VERGES, SPAIN - MARCH 24 : Participants attend the medieval tradition 'Dance of Death' on Maundy Thursday in Verges, Spain on March 24, 2016. (Photo by Albert Llop/Anadolu Agency/Getty Images)
VERGES, SPAIN - MARCH 24 : Participants attend the medieval tradition 'Dance of Death' on Maundy Thursday in Verges, Spain on March 24, 2016. (Photo by Albert Llop/Anadolu Agency/Getty Images)
VERGES, SPAIN - MARCH 24 : Participants attend the medieval tradition 'Dance of Death' on Maundy Thursday in Verges, Spain on March 24, 2016. (Photo by Albert Llop/Anadolu Agency/Getty Images)
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With photos that can be confused for a Halloween parade, Spain's annual Dance of Death looks incredibly macabre.

With Holy Week coming to an end, Maundy Thursday celebrates Jesus' last supper and is the day when the Dance of Death is held.

Skeletons, hooded penitents, Jesus and Mary march through the town of Verges on the eve of Good Friday -- a must-see Easter celebration.

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