Podolinec Jewish Cemetery

Cemetery Information

Stará Ľubovňa
Site address
Starting on Terezie Vansovej Street, cross the bridge then proceed right down the dirt road. Continue for 200 metres to find the cemetery on the left hand side of the road.
GPS coordinates
49.255547, 20.538714
Perimeter length
108 metres
Is the cemetery demolished
Type and height of existing fence
Fenced by ESJF in September 2022.
Preservation condition
Fenced and protected Jewish cemetery
General site condition
This is a fenced and well-maintained Jewish cemetery. Most of the matzohs were destroyed or dumped. One of the graves has been excavated.The site is not far from a Roma settlement.
Number of existing gravestones
around 70
Date of oldest tombstone
1904 (the oldest tombstone found by ESJF).
Date of newest tombstone
1944 (the newest tombstone found by ESJF).
Urgency of erecting a fence
Fence is not needed
Land ownership
Property of local community
Preserved construction on site
Drone surveys

Historical overview

Given the oldest preserved tombstone dates to 1904, it can be assumed the cemetery was already in use by the early 20th century.