Partisan Cemetery, Mostar

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#5 of 11 in Historic Sites in Mostar
Built for the fallen Yugoslav Partisans of World War II, Partisan Cemetery features complex architectural elements and landscaping, including more than 660 symbolic tombstones. The designer describes it as a replica of Mostar, designed to reflect houses, alleys, and squares. Constructed in 1965, the site suffered destruction during the Yugoslav wars but was restored in 2005. Tour the memorial complex to see its organic elements, including slopes, terraces, and fountains, and take in the views of surrounding greenery and the town below. Add Partisan Cemetery to your Mostar travel itinerary, and discover new vacation ideas by using our Mostar vacation trip planner.
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  • July 30, 2017
    This was not interesting because it was beautiful but because it has been desecrated and ruined. The fountains and water features don't work, the gravestones are broken and there is graffiti and weeds...  more »
  • June 8, 2017
    Definitely worth doing the 20-minute or so walk out to this monument - interesting buildings, nice tree-lined avenues and some swanky cafes (including great ice-cream!), but the monument itself is run...  more »
  • April 25, 2017
    This tour took us by surprise. It was by far the best tour we have been on, it was original, creative, informative and very interesting. Miran has a warm passion for history and his hometown which add...  more »

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