Surveys

ESJF 2019/20 surveys in five European countries

Didymoteicho Old Jewish Cemetery

Drone survey:

Perimeter map:

Perimeter map from Didymoteicho Old Jewish Cemetery

Country:
Greece
Region:
Eastern Macedonia and Thrace
District:
Evros
Settlement:
Didymoteicho
Site Address:
Having left the town of Didymoteicho westbound on Epar.Od. Didimotichou-Metaxades Street, turn left near the Christian cemetery and proceed for 230 metres. The old cemetery is located 20 metres to the right from the road, on the slope.
GPS coordinates:
41.34834, 26.48015
Perimeter length:
436 metres
Is the cemetery demolished:
No
Type and height of existing fence:
There are remnants of old concrete fencing present. The fence’s foundations are preserved.
General Site Condition:
The cemetery is abandoned and overgrown with bushes and grass. Its fencing requires restoration.
Number of existing gravestones:
Around 150
Date of Oldest Tombstone:
1836/5596
Date of Newest Tombstone:
1856/5616
Urgency of erecting a fence:
The cemetery is under threat of destruction.
Land Ownership:
Unknown
Specific Threats:
Yes. The cemetery is under threat of destruction by locals.
Drone surveys:
Yes