Bysta Jewish Cemetery

Cemetery Information

Country
Slovakia
Region
Kosice
District
Byšta
Settlement
Byšta
Site address
Bysta Jewish Cemetery
GPS coordinates
48.528688,21.537238
Perimeter length
133 metres
Is the cemetery demolished
no
Type and height of existing fence
No fence
Preservation condition
Fenced and protected Jewish cemetery
General site condition
Unfenced Jewish cemetery. The cemetery site is severely overgrown. However, according to locals, there were once tombstones on the site.
Number of existing gravestones
No tombstones preserved. There are a few uninscribed stones scattered about the site which appear to be fragments of matzevot.
Date of oldest tombstone
Date of newest tombstone
Urgency of erecting a fence
Low
Land ownership
Private
Preserved construction on site
Drone surveys
No

Historical overview

The cemetery cannot be found marked on maps of the region, and no tombstones were found on the site. The only evidence of the cemetery’s existence is the testimony of locals who remember it.