Surveys

ESJF 2019/20 surveys in five European countries

Trikala Jewish Cemetery

Perimeter map:

Trikala Jewish Cemetery map

Country:
Greece
Region:
Thessaly
District:
Trikala
Settlement:
Trikala
Site Address:
The cemetery is located on the crossroads of Chasion Street and Ethniki Odos Kalampakas-Trikalon Road (highway E92). The closest address is 2, Seferi Street.
GPS coordinates:
39.56922, 21.76641
Perimeter length:
600 metres
Type and height of existing fence:
The cemetery is surrounded by a masonry fence of 1.5 to 2.5 metres height.
General Site Condition:
The cemetery is in good condition and cared for by the local community. The cemetery is located on a steep slope outside the city. The cemetery’s older part is separated by a metal fence. The gravestones are numbered by small stone plates. Some tombstones show are visible signs of repair.
Number of existing gravestones:
More than 900
Date of Oldest Tombstone:
1896 (oldest tombstone found by ESJF expedition)
Date of Newest Tombstone:
2015
Urgency of erecting a fence:
The cemetery is fenced
Land Ownership:
Property of local community
Preserved Construction on Site:
There is an unused beit-tahara in poor condition on the cemetery site.
Drone surveys:
Yes