Jewish Cemetery


Organise visits to the cemetery through the Jewish Community Centre. To reach the cemetery from Str Gheorghe Şincai in the centre follow Str Izei for a couple of blocks south and then turn right into Str Szilagyi Istvan.

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This monument to the 38,000 Jews from Maramureş and surrounding areas slaughtered in WWII Nazi extermination camps was erected in 1947.

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