Sopot Jewish Cemetery
Sopot (Tri-City metropolitan area)
32, Jacka Malczewskiego Street. Cadastral parcel no. 226401_1.0001.AR_17.½
Is the cemetery demolished
Type and height of existing fence
The cemetery is fenced with two types of fencing: a wall with metal rails at the front, and a concrete wall made of prefabricated elements on the other sides. Fencing height varies between 1.8–2meters.
Fenced and protected Jewish cemetery
General site condition
Well preserved and maintained Jewish cemetery, fenced and protected. There is a historic cemetery gate with information boards in Polish and Hebrew. It is located in a park with some old trees preserved. Some minor repairs are required.
Number of existing gravestones
In the 1980s, thorough inventory works were carried out at the cemetery. As a result, about 100 tombstones were counted and the foundations of an ohel were discovered.
Date of oldest tombstone
Date of newest tombstone
Urgency of erecting a fence
Fence is not needed
Preserved construction on site
There are ohel foundations discovered in the 1980s and a historic cemetery gate.
Two interested articles about Sopot Jewish Cemetery history (in Polish):
1) “«Ze Shaar Elohim» – History of the Jewish necropolis in Sopot” (Dec 12, 2016 by Natalia Dyckin)
2) “Jewish cemetery in Sopot” (Nov 28, 2020; InfoGdansk):