The Dolomites

This pristinely maintained cemetery set in a forest on Kühbergl just behind the town has graves of soldiers from the nearby WWI front as well as a section of WWII dead. Most of the WWI soldiers buried here are from the Slavic regions of the old Austro-Hungarian empire, and there are Christian, Muslim and Jewish graves. It's a peaceful and solemn place.

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Nearby The Dolomites attractions

1. Messner Mountain Museum Ripa


Brunico's 13th-century hilltop castle is the evocative setting for mountaineer Reinhold Messner's fifth 'Mountain Museum'. Opened in 2011, it documents…

2. LUMEN Museum of Mountain Photography

3.75 MILES

Anyone passionate about the mountains should make a beeline for this captivating museum, opened in 2018 at the summit of Kronplatz ski resort. The…

3. Messner Mountain Museum Kronplatz

3.95 MILES

Mountaineer Reinhold Messner's sixth and final mountain museum also sadly happened to be one of the final projects of star architect Zaha Hadid before her…

4. Museo Ladin

8.07 MILES

Atmospherically set in a castle 15km south of Brunico and full of folk treasures, this is the best of three museums in this region devoted to Ladin…

5. Dom

14.35 MILES

The lofty two-spired baroque cathedral you see today was built on top of the AD 980 Gothic-Romanesque original in 1745. While the bishop decamped to…

6. Diözesanmuseum

14.47 MILES

This museum is far more interesting than most of its ilk, and its magnificent palazzo (mansion) home testament to Bressanone's once-important religious…

7. Chiesetta di San Giovanni in Ranui

14.93 MILES

Sitting alone in a meadow below the gargantuan spiky peaks of the Odle mountain group, this tiny and almost impossibly picturesque onion-steepled church …

8. Museum de Gherdëina

19.67 MILES

Ortisei's folky Museum de Gherdëina has a particularly exquisite collection of wooden toys and sculptures, along with other artefacts and exhibits related…