Oracov Jewish Cemetery

Cemetery Information

Czech republic
Středočeský kraj
Site address
Some 70 kilometres west of Prague, this 17th century Bohemian cemetery has seen its original masonry wall largely destroyed, leaving the site open to the elements. Dozens of gravestones remain at the site. The cemetery is a few hundred metres from the road.
GPS coordinates
50.106175, 13.5518234
Perimeter length
175 metres
Is the cemetery demolished
Type and height of existing fence
A stone wall was constructed in November 2015.
Preservation condition
Fenced and protected Jewish cemetery
General site condition
This is a fenced and well-maintained Jewish cemetery.
Number of existing gravestones
Around 400
Date of oldest tombstone
Date of newest tombstone
Urgency of erecting a fence
Fence is not needed
Land ownership
Property of local community
Preserved construction on site
Drone surveys

Historical overview