Trikala Jewish Cemetery

Cemetery Information

Country
Greece
Region
Thessaly
District
Trikala
Settlement
Trikala
Site address
Trikala Jewish Cemetery
GPS coordinates
39.56922, 21.76641
Perimeter length
600 metres
Is the cemetery demolished
no
Type and height of existing fence
Type of the fence
Preservation condition
Unknown
General site condition
The cemetery is in good condition and cared for by the local community. The cemetery is located on a steep slope outside the city. The cemetery’s older part is separated by a metal fence. The gravestones are numbered by small stone plates. Some tombstones show are visible signs of repair.
Number of existing gravestones
More than 900
Date of oldest tombstone
1896 (oldest tombstone found by ESJF expedition)
Date of newest tombstone
2015
Urgency of erecting a fence
Fence is not needed
Land ownership
Property of local community
Preserved construction on site
There is an unused beit-tahara in poor condition on the cemetery site.
Drone surveys
Yes

Historical overview