Zakynthos Jewish Cemetery

Cemetery Information

Country
Greece
Region
Ionian Islands
District
Zakynthos
Settlement
Zakynthos
Site address
Zakynthos Jewish Cemetery
GPS coordinates
37.79277, 20.89650
Perimeter length
450 metres
Is the cemetery demolished
no
Type and height of existing fence
Type of the fence
Preservation condition
Fenced and protected Jewish cemetery
General site condition
The cemetery is partially fenced, protected and slightly overgrown. It is located on a steep slope and is made up of tiers. The western and northern boundaries are not clearly delineated.
Number of existing gravestones
More than 1000
Date of oldest tombstone
1671/5431
Date of newest tombstone
1954
Urgency of erecting a fence
Medium
Land ownership
Property of local community
Preserved construction on site
The house of the cemetery keeper is located on the cemetery site, and the site includes a memorial to Holocaust victims.
Drone surveys
Yes

Historical overview