Kishinev Old Jewish Cemetery on Izmail Street

Cemetery Information

Country
Moldova
Region
Kishinev
District
Kishinev
Settlement
Kishinev
Site address
Kishinev Old Jewish Cemetery on Izmail Street
GPS coordinates
47.02286, 28.85349
Perimeter length
370 meters
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. There is a municipal library on the cemetery site.
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
State
Preserved construction on site
Drone surveys
Yes

Historical overview

The Jewish cemetery on Izmail Street was most likely established in the 18th century. It is marked on maps of the region from 1834, the 1870s, and 1944. The cemetery operated until WWII, after which it was demolished.