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Jewish Cemetery

ul. Abrama Cytryna | ul. Zmienna, Lodz, Poland
+48 42 656 70 19
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Ranked #1 of 24 Attractions in Lodz
Certificate of Excellence 2014
Type: Cemeteries
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Tallahassee, Florida
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47 reviews 47 reviews
11 attraction reviews
28 helpful votes 28 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 4, 2014

As part of an invited stay in Lodz, this trip to the Jewish Museum was arranged. My husband and I actually were offered alternatives, as well, but this was something I was interested in seeing. Little did I realize the impact it would have. My husband and I had been to Auschwitz-Birkenau, where, of course, we were effected profoundly, but... More

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Haifa, Israel
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35 reviews 35 reviews
17 attraction reviews
30 helpful votes 30 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 26, 2014

The Jewish cemetery in Lodz is just one example of the rich Jewish life that used to exist in Poland. It is very beautiful and interesting , in addition to its importance.

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Aboyne, United Kingdom
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6 reviews 6 reviews
6 helpful votes 6 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 20, 2014

Well worth a visit - very moving. Old and not well kept but good for a wander. What is annoying is having to make this review of more than 50 characters!

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London, United Kingdom
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22 reviews 22 reviews
3 attraction reviews
7 helpful votes 7 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 31, 2014

they still renovating the cemetery. you can see loads of sad stories on the inside of the cemetery walls. most of the grave stones are covered with trees and bushes. once they clear all the area it will be good place to visit.

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Sylvania, Ohio, United States
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7 reviews 7 reviews
7 helpful votes 7 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 7, 2014

My group consisted of teachers from the US coming over to follow in the footsteps of local holocaust survivors, including a man whose father is buried in this cemetery. We had an excellent guide who was very knowledgeable and happened to come on a day when a local group was helping to clean up the cemetery. I can not stress... More

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Adelaide
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9 reviews 9 reviews
5 attraction reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 30, 2014

A little tricky to get to by public transport but worth the visit. Quite lovely and in desperate need of visitors to raise funding for ongoing maintenance

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Jerusalem, Yerushalayim, Israel
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23 reviews 23 reviews
18 attraction reviews
8 helpful votes 8 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 28, 2014

It is probably one of the most Jewish cemeteries I have ever been to. It also helped that a PhD student of Jewish studies served as our tour guide. We were shown the special place where the funeral attendees gather before the departed is buried, the preparation room where the dead is washed and cleaned (a little morbid though), the... More

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Los Angeles, California
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 1, 2014

Just knowing what has happened here under 70 years ago, it is amazing how they maintain the location and the cemetery. This is a must see for everyone...

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed December 17, 2013 via mobile

This is a definitely must see. Fortunately we knew about the history and significance of the place before going because the staff was rude and definitely not helpful. To see the cemetery you need to buy a package that includes the museum and synagogue but the whole tour takes about 2 hours and is quite interesting.

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Lodz
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75 reviews 75 reviews
9 attraction reviews
54 helpful votes 54 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 12, 2013

In a city with a now tiny Jewish population you can only appreciate the loss this city suffered during the war by seeing this cemetery. The graves date well back into the 19th century to when the city grew from almost nothing to be an industrial powerhouse. The opulence of some graves is in sad contrast to the anonymous pauper... More

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