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Žale Cemetery Tour

The Žale Cemetery, whose unusual funeral home complex was designed by the architect Jože Plečnik, is an important cultural heritage monument and one of the best known cemeteries in Europe.

Apart from Plečnik's funeral home complex and the graves of several famous Slovenians, located in the old part of the cemetery, the tour also includes the new part of the cemetery, monumentally designed as 'a city of the dead' by the architect Marko Mušič in 1982.


March to the end of September: Every first Saturday of the month at 10:00


1 hour

Departure point

The tour departs from in front of the entrance to Plečnik's funeral home complex at the Žale Cemetery.

Language options

Slovenian, English.

Additional information

Book your tour online from this website or get your ticket at the Ljubljana Tourist Information Centre (Adamič Lundrovo nabrežje 2), the Slovenian Tourist Information Centre (Krekov trg 10) or at the tour starting point.