Pyryatyn Jewish Cemetery
8, Tsybanya Street.
Is the cemetery demolished
Type and height of existing fence
The cemetery has a fence installed in November 2019 by ESJF.
Fenced and protected Jewish cemetery
General site condition
The cemetery is well-maintained. The fence is in good condition. Due to a landslide, the norther part of the cemetery fell into a ravine, many human bones are scattered in a ravine or sticking out of the ground.
Number of existing gravestones
Approximately 200 (dense vegetation prevented an accurate count of the tombstones)
Date of oldest tombstone
Date of newest tombstone
Urgency of erecting a fence
Fence is not needed
Property of local community
Preserved construction on site
The exact period of the cemetery’s establishment is unknown. The cemetery is marked on the Russian map of 1860s, so it can be assumed the cemetery was founded before that time. The oldest preserved tombstone dates to the 19th century.