New Jewish Cemetery in Lodz, Poland

Poland Lodz Old cemetery

The Lodz New Jewish Cemetery is the largest Jewish cemetery in Poland and one of the largest in the world.

Designed by the Polish Jewish architect Adolf Zeligson (1867–1919), the cemetery was opened in 1892 as a Jewish burial site.



It is estimated that there are over 160,000 graves. The cemetery covers an area of about 40 hectares (98 acres).

Many famous people are buried in the graveyard: Izrael Poznański (textile magnate; 1833 –1900), Stanisław Heyman (painter; 1843–1915), Władysław Pinkus (doctor; 1849–1929).

Also here are buried victims of one of the most tragic events in the history of the mankind - Holocaust.



Opening hours:
from Sunday to Friday
(except for Jewish holidays)

April 1 - November 1: from 9am to 5pm

November 2 - March 31: from 9am to 3pm

On Fridays until 3pm.

Price:
regular ticket 9zł per person
concession ticket 7zł per person

On every first Sunday of the month, free admission.

Address:
Bracka 40, 91-717 Lodz, Poland

Location map:


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