Pokoj Jewish Cemetery

Cemetery Information

Opole Voivodeship
Site address
Adjacent to 6, Kolejowa Street. Heading north-east from Pokoj on Reja street, stop by the western side of the road where the forest starts. The cemetery covers a small area on the edge of the forest, adjacent to the residential property at 6, Kolejowa Street.
GPS coordinates
50.9108266, 17.8412175
Perimeter length
215 metres
Is the cemetery demolished
Type and height of existing fence
There is a wooden fence with concrete posts, 1.5m tall which is well maintained.
Preservation condition
Fenced and protected Jewish cemetery
General site condition
The Jewish cemetery of Pokoj is situated in a wooded area on the north-eastern outskirts of the settlement. The territory of the cemetery is well maintained. There is a path to the cemetery from Reja street. The cemetery has a memorial plaque, detailing it as a Jewish Cemetery. More than 100 tombstones have been preserved in situ.
Number of existing gravestones
120. There are 118 Matzevot, both intact and fragments. The majority of the tombstones (63) are standing or lying (50) in their original places. Some tombstones have been placed by the deciduous trees, growing on the territory of the cemetery. The tombstones have Hebrew and German inscriptions.
Date of oldest tombstone
1872 (by ESJF)
Date of newest tombstone
1903 (by ESJF)
Urgency of erecting a fence
Fence is not needed
Land ownership
Preserved construction on site
Drone surveys

Historical overview