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Kosice Old Jewish Cemetery

Perimeter map :
Kosice Old Jewish Cemetery

Country:
Slovakia
Region:
Kosice
District:
Košice
Settlement:
Košice
Site Address:
The cemetery is located on Ondavska street, north of the stadium.
GPS coordinates:
48.724010, 21.242162
Perimeter length:
271 metres
Is the cemetery demolished:
No
Type and height of existing fence:
Type of the fence. The cemetery is surrounded on 3 sides by a 2 metre tall concrete fence, and an iron fence on the fourth.
General Site Condition:
Fenced and protected Jewish cemetery. The cemetery is no longer in use, but remains well-maintained. One grave was found to have been excavated.
Number of existing gravestones:
80
Date of Oldest Tombstone:
1848
Date of Newest Tombstone:
1884
Urgency of erecting a fence:
Fence is not needed
Land Ownership:
Municipality/Property of local community
Drone surveys:
Yes

The exact period of the cemetery’s establishment is unknown. However, the oldest preserved tombstone dates to 1848, from which it can be inferred the cemetery was already operational by the mid 19th century.