Ariogala Jewish Cemetery

Cemetery Information

Country
Lithuania
Region
Kaunas County
District
Raseiniai
Settlement
Ariogala
Site address
The cemetery is located in woodland north west from the nearest house No.23 RingÄ—s street, which is at the end of that street.
GPS coordinates
55.25952, 23.45984
Perimeter length
590 metres
Is the cemetery demolished
no
Type and height of existing fence
No fence
Preservation condition
Unfenced Jewish cemetery
General site condition
The cemetery is located in woodland, it is severely overgrown with bushes and trees and there are many fallen leaves and branches. Several gravestones are covered by moss. There are broken gravestones.
Number of existing gravestones
65. The exact number of gravestones is unknown due to the dense vegetation.
Date of oldest tombstone
1919
Date of newest tombstone
1924
Urgency of erecting a fence
High
Land ownership
Municipality
Preserved construction on site
There is a memorial dedicated to the cemetery. There are the remains of a foundation, which may have been used for ritual purposes.
Drone surveys
Yes

Historical overview