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Mirogoj Cemetery

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Mirogoj Cemetery

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Basic Information

Location Aleja Hermanna Bollea 27, 10000, Zagreb
Country Croatia
City Zagreb

General Information

Open to visitors yes
Need appointment no
Handicap accessibility yes
Geographical Coordinates 45.83391,15.9839


Summary

The Mirogoj Cemetery is a cemetery park that is considered to be among the more noteworthy landmarks in the City of Zagreb. 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.


History and time period

The cemetery was created in 1876 on a plot of land owned by the linguist Ljudevit Gaj. The construction of the arcades, the cupolas, and the church in the entryway began in 1879. Work was finished in 1929.


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