WDEC 2024 at Žale Cemetery

Žale Cemetery in Ljubljana
During the Week of Discovering European Cemeteries 2024, Žale d.o.o. will organise free guided tours at Žale Cemetery.

Free guided tours

The guided tours will take place from 27 May 2024 until 2 June 2024 inclusive. The guide will meet you in front of Plečnik's propylaea at 17:00.

You will visit the famous Plečnik's Žale, which has been classified as a UNESCO World Heritage Site. You will also see the final resting place of Jože Plečnik and other famous Slovenians, the works of famous architects and sculptors, and other important parts of the Žale Cemetery, which is actually an open-air museum.

About Žale Cemetery

Žale Cemetery is one of Europe's most beautiful cemeteries, thanks to its high cultural, historical and artistic value. Many important personalities are buried in Žale Cemetery: poets, writers, sculptors, painters, composers, architects, actors, engineers, politicians, sportsmen, etc. It also contains many cemeteries from World War I. and World War II., as well as other memorials to famous architects and sculptors. It is also important as the city's second largest park and it is interesting in all seasons.