Surveys

ESJF 2019/20 surveys in five European countries

Rhodes Old Jewish Cemetery

Perimeter map:

Rhodes Old Jewish Cemetery map

Country:
Greece
Region:
South Aegean
District:
Rhodes
Settlement:
Rhodes
Site Address:
The old cemetery was located on the Vironos Street. The site was delineated by this street to east and south, and the defense moat of the Roman bastion to the north.
GPS coordinates:
36.42765, 28.22936
Perimeter length:
978 metres
Is the cemetery demolished:
Yes
Type and height of existing fence:
No fence
General Site Condition:
Demolished Jewish cemetery that has not been built over. The former cemetery site is now a city park.
Number of existing gravestones:
No tombstones preserved. About 1,300 graves were reburied from the Rhodes Old Jewish cemetery in 1938 to the Rhodes New Jewish cemetery. The Rhodes Jewish Museum displays one gravestone from the old cemetery, dated to 1539/5353.
Urgency of erecting a fence:
Fence is not needed. There is a city park located on the cemetery site today.
Land Ownership:
Municipality