Particularly when the costs can run into the millions.

A crypt beneath New York’s Basilica of St. Patrick’s Old Cathedral is available for $7 million. This isn’t just any crypt: It’s one of the last full-body burial spots in Manhattan and can hold nine caskets and 10 cremated remains.

Three prominent families have already expressed interest, said Frank Alfieri, who oversees the church’s cemetery.

To spend eternity in a gold-plated casket in the catacombs below a 200-year-old church could just be the zenith of a life well lived.

This article was provided by Bloomberg News.

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