Rethymno Jewish Cemetery

Cemetery Information

Country
Greece
Region
Crete
District
Rethymno
Settlement
Rethymno
Site address
Rethymno Jewish Cemetery
GPS coordinates
35.36662, 24.46940
Perimeter length
312 metres
Is the cemetery demolished
yes
Type and height of existing fence
No fence
Preservation condition
Unknown
General site condition
The cemetery was totally demolished. Today, the sports hall “Gimnastirio Melina Merkouri” is built on the former cemetery site. The parking lot of the Rethymno bus station has also been constructed on what may be part of the former cemetery territory.
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
Municipality
Preserved construction on site
Drone surveys
Yes

Historical overview