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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 21 Attractions in Lodz
Certificate of Excellence 2014
Type: Cemeteries, Cultural
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Type: Cemeteries, Cultural

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12 reviews 12 reviews
6 attraction reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 8, 2014

It's a must go, the atmosphere of this place makes you feel like you've been already there. However it needs to be renovated.

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Lodz, Poland
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7 reviews 7 reviews
3 attraction reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 3, 2014

The Cemetery is huge. And very interesting! But you need a guide or you have to read hebrew. Without the guide there is no sense to go there

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Melbourne, Australia
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51 reviews 51 reviews
13 attraction reviews
10 helpful votes 10 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 29, 2014

Poignant. powerful, tragic, sad, devastating, peaceful and beautiful all at the same time. A cemetery where vines and or moss have covered nearly everything and made it into a green forest with headstones. Because of a lack of maintenance, a lot of paths are impassable, however, it is well worth a visit to this very old cemetery.

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Tallahassee, Florida
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58 reviews 58 reviews
14 attraction reviews
41 helpful votes 41 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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37 reviews 37 reviews
17 attraction reviews
33 helpful votes 33 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
7 helpful votes 7 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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25 reviews 25 reviews
3 attraction reviews
8 helpful votes 8 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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29 reviews 29 reviews
23 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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