Rhodes Old Jewish Cemetery

Cemetery Information

Country
Greece
Region
South Aegean
District
Rhodes
Settlement
Rhodes
Site address
Rhodes Old Jewish Cemetery
GPS coordinates
36.42765, 28.22936
Perimeter length
978 metres
Is the cemetery demolished
yes
Type and height of existing fence
No fence
Preservation condition
Demolished Jewish cemetery that has not been built over
General site condition
Demolished Jewish cemetery that has not been built over. The former cemetery site is now a city park.
Number of existing gravestones
No tombstones preserved. About 1,300 graves were reburied from the Rhodes Old Jewish cemetery in 1938 to the Rhodes New Jewish cemetery. The Rhodes Jewish Museum displays one gravestone from the old cemetery, dated to 1539/5353.
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
No

Historical overview