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First World War Military Cemetery Štanjel, Slovenia

In the vicinity of Štanjel there is an Austro-Hungarian military cemetery where Austro-Hungarian soldiers and Russian POWs are buried who had died in the nearby war hospital in Štanjel Castle or its subsidiary hospital premises in the surroundings. Already during the Isonzo Front the architect Joseph Ulrich prepared an architectural design for the cemetery at the end of which he planned to erect a grandiose scenic temple facade; the works were only completed in 1918. According to the data of the Italian authorities that managed in the 1930s the disinterring of their soldiers from military cemeteries, 1,315 soldiers are buried here.


Type of WWI-heritage

  • Military cemetery


3600 m2 (100 m * 35 m)

State of repair/preservation

The cemetery is well preserved.

Historical WWI Context

No information available.

State of legal protection

No information available.


Republic of Slovenia, Gregorčičeva ulica 20, 1000 Ljubljana

Kind of cultural use of WWI

Ustanova «Fundacija Poti miru v Posočju» (The Walks of Peace in the Soča Region Foundation),

TIC Štanjel,


Open 24 hours/day throughout the year.

Entrance Fee

There is no entrance fee.

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


Public Transport

No information available.

Further information sources

No information available.

Museums Private Collections

Vojaški muzej Tabor (Military Museum Tabor),

Rože Srečko,

Prelože 10,

6219 Lokev


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