Vilnius New Jewish Cemetery at Uzupis

Cemetery Information

Country
Lithuania
Region
Vilnius
District
Settlement
Vilnius
Site address
Vilnius New Jewish Cemetery at Uzupis
GPS coordinates
54.68814, 25.30776
Perimeter length
Is the cemetery demolished
yes
Type and height of existing fence
Type of the fence
Preservation condition
Fenced and protected Jewish cemetery
General site condition
Unfenced Jewish Cemetery. The cemetery is on the slope. There is some seasonal vegetation on the cemetery.
Number of existing gravestones
around 30 preserved behind the memorial on the slope. There are some remnants of the matzevot around the site.
Date of oldest tombstone
Date of newest tombstone
Urgency of erecting a fence
High
Land ownership
Property of local community
Preserved construction on site
Drone surveys
No

Historical overview

According to the Kulturos Vertybiu Registras, the cemetery was founded in 1829. The description on the monument says that it was demolished under the Soviet regime between 1959 and 1964. The matzevot were used as construction materials.

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