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Cavtat Cemetery, Cavtat
Categories: Cemeteries, Landmarks, Tourist Spots
On a hilltop above town, Cavtat Cemetery overlooks the bay and its sleepy shore, covered in sprawling greenery. Due to the picturesque location of the site, the cemetery was chosen as the final resting place for numerous important people, such as scientist Baltazar Bogišić and the prominent Račić family. See their mausoleum, fashioned by Croatian master sculptor Ivan Meštrović, with depictions of the stages of life in its interior. To visit Cavtat Cemetery on your trip to Cavtat, use our Cavtat family vacation planner.
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Although it is quite a hilly walk, it is certainly worth the effort. The Mausoleum is beautifully kept, with the domed ceiling showing the carved heads of various Saints, done by a Croatian sculptor. ... read more »
A lovely place to enjoy the sun and a chat and take in the peace offerd in this tase of history. The walk is not that steep and some great views over the harbour.
We started to walk round Cavtat and after stopping for a well earned drink then climbed the many steps through the pine grove to the Cemetery. Once up there it was so peaceful with wonderful views ove... read more »
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