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A reminder of what Germany used to be.

We visited this cemetery as an extension to a walking tour of Wertheim as part of a Viking Cruise... read more

Reviewed January 19, 2019
Roy E
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Winnipeg, Canada
Sobering Story

This cemetery is a bit off the beaten path and, in and of itself, is not too much to see. What... read more

Reviewed August 2, 2018
ljtraveler_11
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Lake Jackson, Texas
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Reviewed January 19, 2019

We visited this cemetery as an extension to a walking tour of Wertheim as part of a Viking Cruise. The cemetery is close to the boat dock. The gate was locked and could only be opened by our tour guide. It is ironic that the...More

Date of experience: November 2018
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Reviewed August 2, 2018

This cemetery is a bit off the beaten path and, in and of itself, is not too much to see. What made this visit so memorable was our tour guide who literally made this experience come to life because she had lived through WWII having...More

Date of experience: July 2018
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Reviewed July 16, 2017

As part of a tour of Wertheim we were able to also tour the Jewish cemetery and hear a little about its history and what happened in this city during WWII. The cemetery is locked so you can't access it without assistance. It is located...More

Date of experience: July 2017
1  Thank Teresa B
Reviewed June 1, 2016

We were fortunate to have an excellent guide, Ursula, to lead us through Wertheim`s savage past. The Jewish graveyard was the last place on our walk but we still had time to climb the steep hillside to see the more recent burials that were restored...More

Date of experience: May 2016
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Reviewed December 21, 2015

Jewish Cemetery is a bit challenging to get to. The cemetery is on a hillside. That alone sends a message of life in old Wertheim. But the fact that the cemetery is preserved and presented tells a lot about modern Wertheim.

Date of experience: December 2015
3  Thank Gary C
Reviewed September 16, 2015

This old Jewish Cemetery (Jud Friedhof) is built on a very steep slope at the edge of the village. Most of Wertheim's Jewish population fled Germany during Hitler's rise to power and those who didn't escape were sent to Nazi Labor or extermination Camps. The...More

Date of experience: September 2015
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Reviewed August 11, 2012

The key can be obtained at the Tourist Information centre (must be returned before 6 pm), you‘ll need it as the graveyard is large and is spread over a steep slope, thus one cannot overlook the graveyard from the gate. In front of the former...More

Date of experience: August 2012
3  Thank vakantiejozef
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