Zagreb national cemetery at Mirogij

Zagreb national cemetery at Mirogi

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Mirogij: a cool and ancient cemetery in Zagreb, Croatia

 

The national cemetery of Zagreb, Mirogij is one of the old and architecturally significant cemeteries worth visiting when you visit a historic capital like Zagreb in Croatia. More than just an old and ancient cemetery, Mirogij was created by some of the country’s most significant artists, sculptors and architects to create a very stunning and art filled environment that celebrates the best of Croatian

 

 

Arcade and tombs at Mirogij cemetery

Arcade and tombs at Mirogij cemetery

 

 

The outdoor grounds of Mirogij cemetery in Zagreb

The outdoor grounds of Mirogij cemetery in Zagreb

 

Gorgeous buildings and sculpture can be found all over the cemetery with famous architects, artists and sculptors from Croatia creating some of the most magnificent tombs and monuments at Mirogij. The time I visited, fall colors were starting to appear in the landscape which made the visit even more special and colorful.

 

Arcades and fall ivy at Mirogij

Arcades and fall ivy at Mirogij

 

 

 

 

 

Stunning sculpture at Mirogij

Stunning sculpture at Mirogij

 

 

 

 

Gorgeous floral displays at Mirogij

Gorgeous floral displays at Mirogij

 

On the outside of the beautiful cemetery entrance are flower stalls with vendors creating some of the most beautiful floral arrangements I’ve ever seen at a cemetery. Large bouquets and stunning presentations seemed to be the norm, even exotic flowers were included in the arrangements – the surprising part is the most of these bouquets were fairly inexpensive to moderate in price range.

 

Floral stands outside the cemetery at Mirogij

Floral stands outside the cemetery at Mirogij

 

 

Thanks for stopping by for Travel Photo Mondays, I hope you enjoyed this tour of Mirogij cemetery, Zagreb and the beautiful landscape of the cemetery. If you enjoyed the post, please do share it with any of the social media buttons on the site, thank you.

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