Surveys

ESJF 2019/20 surveys in five European countries

Rethymno Jewish Cemetery

Perimeter map:

Rethymno Jewish Cemetery map

Country:
Greece
Region:
Crete
Settlement:
Rethymno
Site Address:
The cemetery was located between Leoforos Emmanouil Kefalogianni Street, Megalou Alexandrou Street, Igoumenou Gavriil Street and the western fence of the Rethymno bus station. Today, the sports hall “Gimnastirio Melina Merkouri” is built on the cemetery site.
GPS coordinates:
35.36662, 24.46940
Perimeter length:
312 metres
Is the cemetery demolished:
Yes
Type and height of existing fence:
No fence
General Site Condition:
The cemetery was totally demolished. Today, the sports hall “Gimnastirio Melina Merkouri” is built on the former cemetery site. The parking lot of the Rethymno bus station has also been constructed on what may be part of the former cemetery territory.
Number of existing gravestones:
No tombstones preserved.
Urgency of erecting a fence:
The cemetery is overbuilt
Land Ownership:
Municipality
Drone surveys:
Yes