Gelnica Jewish Cemetery

Cemetery Information

Country
Slovakia
Region
Kosice
District
Gelnica
Settlement
Gelnica
Site address
Starting at the Slovnaft petrol station on Strojarenska street, proceed 70 metres up the hill to the right.
GPS coordinates
48.859711, 20.955422
Perimeter length
90 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 the woods. It is part of the Jakubova cesta pilgrimage route.
Number of existing gravestones
Around 15. 4 tombstones are preserved unbroken; the remainder are broken.
Date of oldest tombstone
Date of newest tombstone
Urgency of erecting a fence
High
Land ownership
Property of local community
Preserved construction on site
Drone surveys
No

Historical overview

According to the Pinkas ha-kehilot Encyclopaedia of Slovakia (by Yad Vashem), the cemetery was founded in 1905.

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