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Bysta Jewish Cemetery

Country:
Slovakia
Region:
Kosice
District:
Byšta
Settlement:
Byšta
Site Address:
Behind the Calvinist cemetery.
GPS coordinates:
48.528688,21.537238
Perimeter length:
133 metres
Is the cemetery demolished:
No
Type and height of existing fence:
No fence
General Site Condition:
Unfenced Jewish cemetery. The cemetery site is severely overgrown. However, according to locals, there were once tombstones on the site.
Number of existing gravestones:
No tombstones preserved. There are a few uninscribed stones scattered about the site which appear to be fragments of matzevot.
Urgency of erecting a fence:
Low
Land Ownership:
N/A
Drone surveys:
Yes

The cemetery cannot be found marked on maps of the region, and no tombstones were found on the site. The only evidence of the cemetery’s existence is the testimony of locals who remember it.