Surveys

ESJF 2019/20 surveys in five European countries

Ioannina New Jewish Cemetery

Drone survey:


Perimeter map:
Ioannina New Jewish Cemetery map

 

Country:
Greece
Region:
Epirus
District:
Ioannina
Settlement:
Ioannina
Site Address:
13-1, Klisouras Street.
GPS coordinates:
39.66800, 20.84309
Perimeter length:
618 metres
Is the cemetery demolished:
No
Type and height of existing fence:
Yes. The cemetery is surrounded with a masonry fence of two metres height.
General Site Condition:
The cemetery is operating, fenced and in relatively good condition. The old part is overgrown, and not all tombstones are visible. The local community uses and takes care of the cemetery.
Number of existing gravestones:
Around 1000. A number of gravestones have been moved from the old demolished cemetery.
Date of Oldest Tombstone:
1860 (oldest tombstone found by ESJF expedition). A number of tombstones have been brought from the old Jewish cemetery of Ioannina, including one from 1426.
Date of Newest Tombstone:
2017
Urgency of erecting a fence:
The cemetery is fenced
Land Ownership:
Property of local community
Preserved Construction on Site:
The cemetery site includes a beit-tahara and a house for prayers.
Drone surveys:
Yes

The cemetery was founded in 1860. Some tombstones were brought from Ioannina’s old cemetery.