Vysny Caj Jewish Cemetery

Cemetery Information

Country
Slovakia
Region
Kosice
District
Košice okolie
Settlement
Vyšný Čaj
Site address
Vyšný Čaj Jewish Cemetery
GPS coordinates
48.68649, 21.39749
Perimeter length
121 metres
Is the cemetery demolished
no
Type and height of existing fence
No fence
Preservation condition
Unknown
General site condition
The cemetery is surrounded by trees, but is generally well-maintained. Some locals use the land around the cemetery to store construction materials.
Number of existing gravestones
17
Date of oldest tombstone
1890 (the oldest found by ESJF)
Date of newest tombstone
1906 (the newest found by ESJF)
Urgency of erecting a fence
High
Land ownership
Property of local community
Preserved construction on site
No
Drone surveys
No

Historical overview

The exact period of the cemetery’s establishment is unknown. Given the oldest preserved tombstone dates to 1890, it can be inferred it was founded no later than the late 19th century. Moreover, it appears on an Austro-Hungarian map of the region from the 1880s.

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