Haunted Zagreb graves in Groblije Jurjevesko

Croatia

Zagreb

Cemetery

Old Jurjevsko Cemetery (Groblije Jurjevesko)

The eeriest cemetery in Zagreb?

Niche

Why You'll Love It

I will confess: I did not dare to go to this place at night, and I stayed very much on the path, because this cemetery dating back to at least the fourteenth century is indeed eerie. Even in daylight, I found myself rushing through it a bit, as I felt watched.
Like some other haunted places in Zagreb, this one is distinguished by having graves that were not moved to Mirogoj cemetery when it was opened in the 1870s, and the spirts there feel abandoned. The “Old Chestnut” cemetery had been a cemetery for the poor.

Among the spirits said to roam there include a four-year-old boy who became a vampire after a horrible death and a “lady in white.”

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The Details

Address

Jurjevsko Cemetery, Jurjevska ulica, Zagreb, Croatia

Cost

Free (maybe your soul?)

Know Before You Go

The cemetery is hidden a bit, and it’s pretty easy to walk past it. When you see Crkva sv. Juraj (St George’s church), it’s not that much further on the right, heading away from central Zagreb.

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