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Military cemetery and heroes monument in Békéscsaba, Hungary

A.The cemetery was build in 1916 after the planes of János Bischotka and was consecrated in 1918. The cemetery owns 728 graves of solders from battle fields, having 489 Hungarian, 89 Russian, 14 Serbian, 13 Italian, 105 Romanian, and six graves of unknown heroes.In 1917 in the cemetery was build a  memorial made by Vilhelm Pop and László Papp.

B. The 101 infantry memorial was made by Mihály Belanka in 1923.


Type of WWI-heritage

  • War monument
  • Military cemetery


100X50 m heroes cemetery, 101 infantry memorial with a 11 m high column

State of repair/preservation

well managed

Historical WWI Context

A. The military cemetery from Békéscsaba hold the graves of  728 WWI heroes. The cemetary adress is 5600 Békéscsaba, Németh Lajos St. / Csendes St. corner.

B. For the 101 infantry memorial a description is available at

State of legal protection

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Békéscsaba city Council

Kind of cultural use of WWI


(the information is available at

Roman catholic church, 5600 Békéscsaba, Szent István tér

Lutheran church, 5600 Békéscsaba, Szeberényi tér 1. és Luther utca 1.

Munkácsy Mihály museum, 5600 Békéscsaba, Széchenyi utca 9.

Jókai theatre, 5600 Békéscsaba, Andrássy út 1-3.

Andrássy  street

Árpád spa, 5600 Békéscsaba, Árpád sor 3.

The mayor house, 5600 Békéscsaba, Szent István tér 7.

Pósteleki castle ruins, 5600 Békéscsaba, Póstelek 4

István mill , 5600 Békéscsaba, Gőzmalom tér

Nearby Békéscsaba you can find:

The Szarvasi arboretum, 5540 Szarvas I.kk. 9

Szanazug, Doboz



The cemetary adress is 5600 Békéscsaba, Németh Lajos St. / Csendes St. and  is open for 24 hours.

Entrance Fee


Information regarding cities, villages, other touristic attractions (non-WWI) nearby

The cemetery adress is 5600 Békéscsaba, Németh Lajos St. / Csendes St and can be accessed at

The memorial description  is available at


Large accomodation possibilities in Békéscsaba city or the nearby Gyula city. At Gyula visitors can have a pleasent trip to the Gyula castle, the spa of Gyula and the Almássy castle. Other visiting sites are the Ladics house and the musician Ferenc Erkel memorial house. In Summer time the castle theatre of Gyula is waiting the visitors.

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Further information sources

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Museums Private Collections

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