Chania Jewish Cemetery

Cemetery Information

Country
Greece
Region
Crete
District
Chania
Settlement
Chania
Site address
Chania Jewish Cemetery
GPS coordinates
35.51737, 24.01121
Perimeter length
395 metres. Further research is required for an exact delineation.
Is the cemetery demolished
yes
Type and height of existing fence
No fence
Preservation condition
Unknown
General site condition
Part of the former cemetery territory is used as a school parking lot, and another portion, which now is a wasteland, belongs to the ABEA olive oil company. A building of the Chania First High School was also constructed on what was presumably former cemetery territory.
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
Private
Preserved construction on site
Drone surveys
Yes

Historical overview