Velky Saris Jewish Cemetery

Cemetery Information

Country
Slovakia
Region
Presov
District
Prešov
Settlement
Vel'ky Šariš
Site address
Vel'ky Šariš Jewish Cemetery
GPS coordinates
49.030229, 21.217799
Perimeter length
339 metres
Is the cemetery demolished
no
Type and height of existing fence
No fence
Preservation condition
Fenced and protected Jewish cemetery
General site condition
Unfenced Jewish cemetery. The cemetery is situated in a wood.
Number of existing gravestones
about 70. Texts on most of matsevot are poorly visible.
Date of oldest tombstone
1805 (the earliest found by ESJF).
Date of newest tombstone
1880 (the latest found by ESJF).
Urgency of erecting a fence
High
Land ownership
Forestry
Preserved construction on site
Drone surveys
No

Historical overview

The cemetery emerged not later than the early 19th century, as the earliest preserved tombstone dates to 1805.

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