Austro-Hungarian Military Cemetery Brje pri Komnu I

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On the outskirts of the village of Brje pri Komnu, there were five Austro-Hungarian cemeteries during World War I. At the end of the war, Brje I military cemetery was abandoned and the mortal remains moved to other cemeteries. The Italian register for military cemeteries, that was done after the war states:
-Brje II (known today as Brje III (in a doline by the road towards Škofi)): 798 buried soldiers,
-Brje III (known today as Brje I (by the main road towards Tublje)): 1,317 buried soldiers,
-Brje IV (it bears the same name today (the first cemetery by the forest path towards the south)): 1,063 buried soldiers,
-Brje V (known today as Brje II (the last cemetery by the forest road towards south)): 401 buried soldiers.

 

Register of the Fallen Soldiers

Photos: Fundacija Poti miru

Access and useful info

Access

The military cemeteries Brje I, II, III, & IV lie at the southern fringe of Brje pri Komnu by the road running from Brje towards Tublje pri Komnu. The easiest access to the cemeteries is to go from Gorjansko towards Pliskovica. After about two kilometres you reach Brje pri Komnu and only about 300 metres after the last house in the village in the direction towards Tublje, there is the military cemetery Brje I on the right side of the road. To reach the military cemeteries Brje II & IV take a cart track that branches off to the right a good 100 metres after the village. The military cemetery Brje III lies in a sinkhole, about 150 metres from the branching for Škofi off the road from Brje.

Information

Center za obiskovalce Pot miru, Pomnik miru Cerje
(The Walk of Peace Visitor Centre, Monument of Peace Cerje)
Lokvica 35
SI–5291 Miren
+386 31 310 800
info@mirenkras.si
https://www.mirenkras.si/en/

TIC Štanjel
Štanjel 1a
SI–6222 Štanjel
+386 5 769 00 56, +386 41 383 986
info@visitstanjel.si
https://www.visitstanjel.si/

Hiking Researchers
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Duration

1 hr

GPS coordinates

45.779287, 13.724466

Best time of year

January–December

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