Kyiv Zvirynets’ke Jewish Cemetery

Cemetery Information

Country
Ukraine
Region
Kyiv
District
Pechers’k
Settlement
Kyiv
Site address
Kyiv Zvirynets’ke Jewish Cemetery
GPS coordinates
50.41213, 30.55933
Perimeter length
972 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. The borders of the Kyiv Botanical Gardens run onto the cemetery site.
Number of existing gravestones
No tombstones preserved
Date of oldest tombstone
Date of newest tombstone
Urgency of erecting a fence
Low
Land ownership
State
Preserved construction on site
Drone surveys
No

Historical overview

Supposedly established in the 18th century, it is one of the oldest Jewish cemeteries in Kyiv. The cemetery was demolished in the early Soviet era. No visible traces of the cemetery or its boundaries remain, except for a few remnants resembling matsevot.

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