Arta Jewish Cemetery

Cemetery Information

Country
Greece
Region
Epirus
District
Arta
Settlement
Arta
Site address
Arta Jewish Cemetery
GPS coordinates
39.15770, 20.98816
Perimeter length
469 metres
Is the cemetery demolished
yes
Type and height of existing fence
No fence
Preservation condition
Demolished and overbuilt Jewish cemetery
General site condition
Demolished and overbuilt Jewish cemetery. Arta’s 12th kindergarten as well as an Orthodox church are located at the site of the cemetery.
Number of existing gravestones
No tombstones preserved.
Date of oldest tombstone
Date of newest tombstone
Urgency of erecting a fence
Fence is not needed
Land ownership
Municipality
Preserved construction on site
Drone surveys
No

Historical overview

The cemetery was destroyed during WWII. Its fence was partially preserved until 1956.