Vilnius Old Jewish Cemetery at Piramont

Cemetery Information

Country
Lithuania
Region
Vilnius
District
Settlement
Vilnius
Site address
Vilnius Old Jewish Cemetery at Piramont
GPS coordinates
54.69077, 25.29005
Perimeter length
Is the cemetery demolished
yes
Type and height of existing fence
No fence
Preservation condition
Demolished and overbuilt Jewish cemetery
General site condition
Demolished and overbuilt jewish cemetery. Now a stadium for sport and music is located on the cemetery site. There is a monument on the site which says there was a Jewish cemetery here from 1487 to 1950.
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
Property of local community
Preserved construction on site
Drone surveys
No

Historical overview

The cemetery was established in 1487 and demolished under the Soviet regime in 1950. It is the oldest Jewish cemetery in Vilnius.

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