Partisan Cemetery, Mostar

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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. Plan to visit Partisan Cemetery during your Mostar vacation using our convenient Mostar road trip planning website .
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  • We experienced this place as part of i-House Travel's Death of Yugoslavia tour. I didn't know about this place before coming to Mostar and its inclusion was a pleasant surprise. Just to be clear - thi...  more »
  • Was alone without family there, because it is to go a fair bit and the weather was not so special. Place is mystical, a mixture of jungle book and Memorial. By the way, I would go in rather for two. I felt slightly queasy feel and that doesn't happen often. Is all unapologetic and away from the shot. Cool place!
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  • 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 »

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