Varaždin Cemetery (Varaždin, Croatia)

Varaždin Cemetery (Varaždin, Croatia)
An outstanding example of landscape architecture and natural monuments.

About the cemetery

Unlike other cemeteries, Varaždin’s was devised by a visionary soul called Herman Haller. Haller, who not only designed a resting place of the dead, but an outstanding example of landscape architecture and natural monuments. It is an ideal, restful place for visitors due to the botanic composition of birch, flowers, grass and tall cypress trees, which enable the delicate play of light and shadow.

Varaždin cemetery was established in 1773, and in 1905, Herman Haller began to arrange about 7.000 plants - cypress, maple, ash, red beech, boxes, magnolia and birch. Clipping Thuja in geometrical bodies made the cemetery more similar to the French fleet. One of the most valuable monuments in the Varaždin cemetery is the "Angel of Death", the work of Sculptor Robert Frangeš Mihanović, which symbolically shows the farewell of the living with the dead. Among other attractions, visitors should see the monument of Vatroslav Jagić, decorated with fresh flowers daily.

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Varaždin Cemetery
Hallerova aleja 8
42000 Varaždin

Tel. +385(0)42332777
Fax: +385(0)42332787


Opening hours

December to February: 7.00 - 19.00
March, April and October: 7.00 - 20.00.
May to September: 7.00 - 21.00