Surveys

ESJF 2019/20 surveys in five European countries

Chania Jewish Cemetery

Drone survey:


Perimeter map:
Chania Jewish Cemetery map

Country:
Greece
Region:
Crete
District:
Chania
Settlement:
Chania
Site Address:
The cemetery was located between Akti Kanari Street, Gerasimou Pardali Street, Patriarchou Athanasiou Street and the north fence of Chania First High School. Today, a portion of the cemetery territory is used as a parking area and the land partially belongs to the ABEA olive oil company.
GPS coordinates:
35.51737, 24.01121
Perimeter length:
395 metres. Further research is required for an exact delineation.
Is the cemetery demolished:
Yes
Type and height of existing fence:
No. Some of the old cemetery gate remains and is now part of the fence surrounding the olive oil company’s land.
General Site Condition:
Part of the former cemetery territory is used as a school parking lot, and another portion, which now is a wasteland, belongs to the ABEA olive oil company. A building of the Chania First High School was also constructed on what was presumably former cemetery territory.
Number of existing gravestones:
No tombstones preserved.
Urgency of erecting a fence:
Fence is not needed
Land Ownership:
Municipality/Private
Drone surveys:
Yes