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“It's A Cemetery, SAVE YOUR TIME!”
Review of Mirogoj Cemetery

Mirogoj Cemetery
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Ranked #4 of 217 things to do in Zagreb
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Owner description: This cemetery contains world-class artwork and atmosphere.
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 84 helpful votes
“It's A Cemetery, SAVE YOUR TIME!”
Reviewed June 30, 2013

Of all my reviews, this is the first place I've been asked to be "politically correct" and to modify so as not to offend criminals rather than victims...anyway, here goes...FACT 1: my husband and I took a tour of Mirogoj Cemetery as part of a city tour. FACT 2: our local guide pointed out the grave of her "Father of Croatia" named DINKO SAKIC. FACT 3: he was tried, convicted and sentenced to life in prison for WWII war crimes where he died and was buried with FULL Nazi "honors" just 5 years ago! FACT 4: This is a cemetery with high profile people of Croatia. FACT 5: remembering this is CROATIA, it's quite understandable why one will find that the Jews and Serbs buried at the far end towards the right upon entering. ALL religions have impressive tombs...don't limit yourself to just the "Croatian" graves. But after visiting the graves of other "famous" or "infamous" people of the world such as Evita Peron in Argentina, this cemetery might be a good "entry level" place to visit in the world, but CERTAINLY not worth going out of the way to see.

Visited May 2013
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Mossel Bay
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 25 helpful votes
“Most amazing cemetry”
Reviewed June 26, 2013

This i not a cemetry that we know - it is rather like a very diffirent
museum. This is a must when you visit Zagreb.

Visited June 2013
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Reviewed June 11, 2013

when I was told that I would visit the cemetery, I was not that excited. But this one is really different and full of Art works. It deserves a visit.

Visited May 2013
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“Beautiful cemetery”
Reviewed June 7, 2013

This was a beautiful, touching cemetery with some very ornate tombstones. Full of lovely trees and sculptures and very impressive to look at. Definitely worth a visit. Only negative is that it is quite a walk up the hill to get there from the tram stop.

Visited June 2013
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 17 helpful votes
“very big cemetery”
Reviewed May 30, 2013

We visited Mirogoj as it is recommended to visitors to Zagreb. We got a bus outside the Cathedral. It is a very big cemetery full of interesting sculptures and lovely trees and shrubs. I preferred the cemetery at Varazdin as it has much more dramatic shrubbery.

Visited May 2013
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