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ESJF 2019/20 surveys in five European countries

Arta Jewish Cemetery

Perimeter map:

Arta Jewish Cemetery map

 

Country:
Greece
Region:
Epirus
District:
Arta
Settlement:
Arta
Site Address:
121, Sintagmatos Evzonon Street. The cemetery was located at the northern slope of Peranthi Hill, between Varnali Street, Sintagmatos Evzonon Street and Artas – Kommenou Road.
GPS coordinates:
39.15770, 20.98816
Perimeter length:
469 metres
Is the cemetery demolished:
Yes
Type and height of existing fence:
No fence
General Site Condition:
Demolished and overbuilt Jewish cemetery. Arta’s 12th kindergarten as well as an Orthodox church are located at the site of the cemetery.
Number of existing gravestones:
No tombstones preserved.
Urgency of erecting a fence:
The cemetery is overbuilt.
Land Ownership:
Municipality
Drone surveys:
No. The cemetery is located near the no-fly zone near the military base.

The cemetery was destroyed during WWII. Its fence was partially preserved until 1956.