History of Hrusica

In 1906 the 7,976 m long two-rail track Karawanks railway tunnel was built at Hrušica and in 1991 the 7,864 m long road tunnel was completed. Mass graves

Hrušica is the site of three mass graves from the period immediately after the Second World War. All of the graves contain the remains of Home Guard prisoners of war that were repatriated from Austria after the war and murdered. Each site contains the remains of an unknown number of victims. The Hrušica No. 56 Mass Grave is located behind the house at Huršica no. 56. The Hrušica 1 Mass Grave