Surveys in Moldova

ESJF 2019/20 surveys in five European countries

Onitskani Jewish Cemetery

Perimeter map:

Onitskani Jewish Cemetery map

Country:
Moldova
Region:
None
District:
Criuleni
Settlement:
Onitcani
Site Address:
Entering the town from the Kriuleni side, proceed 500 metres from the Rompetrol gas station, turn right and continue for 60 metres. The demolished cemetery is located in the fenced garden on the left side of the road.
GPS coordinates:
47.1471, 29.07658
Perimeter length:
95 metres
Is the cemetery demolished:
Yes
Type and height of existing fence:
No fence
General Site Condition:
Demolished Jewish cemetery that has not been built over. There is a privately owned and fenced vegetable garden on the site of the former cemetery. According to locals, the cemetery territory was wider than the vegetable garden plot, and included what today is a wasteland between the garden and the road.
Number of existing gravestones:
4. There are four gravestones laid out on the outer side of the cemetery fence which faces the road. According to the vegetable garden owner, the tombstones were found in the soil of the vegetable garden, and there are more tombstones inside the garden itself.
Date of Oldest Tombstone:
1733
Date of Newest Tombstone:
1740
Urgency of erecting a fence:
Low
Land Ownership:
Private
Drone surveys:
No