Surveys

ESJF 2019/20 surveys in five European countries

Volos New Jewish Cemetery

Perimeter map:

Volos New Jewish Cemetery map

Country:
Greece
Region:
Thessaly
District:
Magnesia
Settlement:
Volos
Site Address:
The cemetery is located on the corner of Leoforos Kazanaki Stret and Paraskevopoulou Street, adjacent to the municipal cemetery.
GPS coordinates:
39.37747, 22.94071
Perimeter length:
342 metres
Type and height of existing fence:
The cemetery is surrounded by a masonry fence of up to 1.8 metres height, with an upper part made of mesh.
General Site Condition:
The operational cemetery is fenced and protected. It is cared for by the Jewish community and is in good condition.
Number of existing gravestones:
698. The gravestones are marked with numbered stone plates. Around 40 tombstones, dating back from 1866 to 1918, were brought from Volos Old Jewish cemetery.
Date of Oldest Tombstone:
1866 (oldest tombstone found by ESJF expedition)
Date of Newest Tombstone:
2019
Urgency of erecting a fence:
Fence is not needed
Land Ownership:
Property of local community
Preserved Construction on Site:
A gatehouse and a memorial to Holocaust victims are situated on the cemetery site.
Drone surveys:
Yes