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Mirogoj Cemetery, Zagreb
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Mirogoj Cemetery features elaborate arcades, pavilions, and tombs. The architect Hermann Bollé designed the main building in 1876, which was finished in 1929. Admire the entrance, which is overgrown with ivy and looks like a citadel welcoming visitors. Walk the cemetery's lanes and look for the final resting places of many famous Croatians, as well as Austro-Hungarians, and Yugoslavs. The cemetery is also home to many sculptures by famous Croatian artists, such as Ivan Mestrovic and Antun Augustincic. Using our custom trip planner, Zagreb attractions like Mirogoj Cemetery can form part of a personalized travel itinerary.
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  • We walked to this cemetery from Zagreb centre (took approx 30 mins) and was totally taken aback by what we saw. We spent around an hour wondering around looking at the opulence of the grave stones. Wo...  more »
  • This is easily the largest cemetery I have ever visited. There is a mix or religions and a huge number of graves and tombs. The most impressive thing though are the sculptures and memorials. It is lik...  more »
  • Took the bus here from the main Sq and the transport is free fri/Saturday on advent weekend in Zagreb! Takes roughly 10 mins by bus and what a beautiful cemetery! Could honestly spend hours here just ...  more »
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  • The main Zagreb cemetery with beautiful architecture on the main entrance with Mirogoj arcade. It's not only a Christian but a cemetery for all religious groups. As a tourist place it's definitely worth a visit!
  • One of the most beautiful cemeteries in the region. It is known especially for arcades - the part in which the famous Croatian people are buried, often in very peculiar graves. Certainly a place worth visiting during a visit to Zagreb.
  • The prestige cemetery in Zagreb. Most of the historical figures are buried there. Lovely designed and really nice for a peaceful walk.
  • We didn't really know about this landmark until a local friend told us about it. At first, we thought it was a bit creepy to be going around a cementery... but there are some very impressive tomb tones, not entirely sure how respectful this may be... but there were plenty of other tourists as well. Lots of historical and important people buried here.
  • The Mirogoj Cemetery is a cemetery park that is considered to be among the more noteworthy landmarks in the City of Zagreb. The cemetery inters members of all religious groups: Catholic, Orthodox, Muslim, Jewish, Protestant, Latter Day Saints and irreligious graves can all be found. In the arcades are the last resting places of many famous Croatians.