Kosice Old Jewish Cemetery

Cemetery Information

Country
Slovakia
Region
Kosice
District
Košice
Settlement
Košice
Site address
Kosice Old Jewish Cemetery
GPS coordinates
48.724010, 21.242162
Perimeter length
271 metres
Is the cemetery demolished
no
Type and height of existing fence
Type of the fence
Preservation condition
Fenced and protected Jewish cemetery
General site condition
Fenced and protected Jewish cemetery. The cemetery is no longer in use, but remains well-maintained. One grave was found to have been excavated.
Number of existing gravestones
80
Date of oldest tombstone
1848
Date of newest tombstone
1884
Urgency of erecting a fence
Fence is not needed
Land ownership
Property of local community
Preserved construction on site
Drone surveys
No

Historical overview

The exact period of the cemetery’s establishment is unknown. However, the oldest preserved tombstone dates to 1848, from which it can be inferred the cemetery was already operational by the mid 19th century.