Volos Old Jewish Cemetery

Cemetery Information

Country
Greece
Region
Thessaly
District
Magnesia
Settlement
Volos
Site address
Volos Old Jewish Cemetery
GPS coordinates
39.36071, 22.92791
Perimeter length
Perimeter around 480 metres. The cemetery’s borders are defined according to the chairman of the local community. Further research is required for an exact delineation.
Is the cemetery demolished
yes
Type and height of existing fence
No fence
Preservation condition
Demolished and overbuilt Jewish cemetery
General site condition
The former cemetery site is overbuilt, with low-rise private houses situated on the territory.
Number of existing gravestones
No tombstones preserved on the site. Around 40 tombstones, dating from 1866 to 1918, were brought to the Volos New Jewish cemetery.
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
Yes

Historical overview