Surveys in Greece

ESJF 2019/20 surveys in five European countries

Thessaloniki New Jewish Cemetery

Perimeter map:

Thessaloniki New Jewish Cemetery map

Country:
Greece
Region:
Central Macedonia
District:
Thessaloniki
Settlement:
Thessaloniki
Site Address:
The cemetery is located at the corner of Karaoli & Dimitriou Street and Dendropotamou Street.
GPS coordinates:
40.66496, 22.93036
Perimeter length:
578 metres
Type and height of existing fence:
The cemetery is surrounded by a masonry fence with a metal grid of up to 3 metres height.
General Site Condition:
The operating cemetery is well-maintained.
Number of existing gravestones:
Around 1000
Date of Oldest Tombstone:
1952
Date of Newest Tombstone:
2018
Urgency of erecting a fence:
Fence is not needed. The cemetery is fenced.
Land Ownership:
Jewish Community of Thessaloniki
Preserved Construction on Site:
There is a beit-tahara on the cemetery site, as well as a memorial to Holocaust victims, constructed in 1968. The cemetery also houses a memorial to Thessaloniki’s old and destroyed Jewish cemetery.
Drone surveys:
Yes