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Vojasko Pokopalisce Ukanc Reviews
War cemetery in Ukanc is one of better restored and maintained cemeteries from WW I in Slovenia. All fallen soldiers (mainly Austro-hungarians) and few war prisoners have same wooden crosses. Main poi... more »
I knew this was below the ski lift and made my way there from it. Beautifully kept (as is the similar cemetery near Kransjka Gora) it's a sad reminder of the horrors and futility of war. It's also a t... more »
Sad but very nicely arranged and maintained
The military cemetery is located on a gentle slope below the lower station of the cable car to Vogel, over the road that leads towards the Savica waterfall. On it is in straight rows, surrounded by the graves of 282 natural stones with wooden crosses on concrete pedestals. The cemetery is enclosed by a wooden fence. At the end of the path that leads from the entrance with iron gates and wrought iron with the portal, on which the two-year-old 1914-1918, is about 1.5 m high monument of natural stone, dedicated to the fallen soldiers, heroes of Krn and braniteljem of Bohinj in the years 1915-1916, which emphasize the German and English caption. In the middle of the cemetery stands a wooden chapel from the pine okroglic, covered with shingles, which is taken care of for several years, a local painter Valentin. The ridge is a small turret. In front of the Chapel is a few steps from the natural stone. In the console is built memorial plaque the fallen soldiers of different nationalities.
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