The New Cemetery of Belgrade (Belgrade, Serbia)

The New Cemetery of Belgrade (Belgrade, Serbia)
Belgrade's New Cemetery was founded in 1886, and it was the first cemetery in Serbia to be built according to a plan.

About the cemetery

From its founding days, many distinguished statesman, artists, scientists and nation's endeavors were buried in the New Cemetery of Belgrade.

Over the course of time, some of Serbia's finest sculptors and architects gave their artistic tribute to the cemetery and created an immense collection of sculptures and sacral objects. In 1983 the New Cemetery (with it's 1500 sculptures) was declared a cultural monument of great importance for the Republic of Serbia.

Special significance to this complex is given by ossuaries and military graveyards. First memorial monument of the New Cemetery was Ossuary from Serbian-Turkish wars 1876-1878, built in 1907. There is also a Serbian and Russian ossuary, French and Italian WWI military graveyard, graveyard of the fighters in occupied Belgrade from 1941-1944 and the English WWII military graveyard.

Artistic and historical value of the New Cemetery of Belgrade exceeds the national boundaries - it's importance is universal, and enriches the European cultural heritage.


The New Cemetery of Belgrade
Ruzveltova 50
11000 Belgrade


Tel. +381112071340
Tel/Fax: +381113291517


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