choose language

english

Close

cemetery: Pow±zki, Warszawa
photography: Jacek Michiej
Bełchatów

Cmentarz żydowski w Bełchatowie

Edit the description of the cemetery
add photos
A beautiful cemetery
The number of internauts who recognized this cemetery as one of the most beautiful Polish cemeteries is 0.

If you also think that it is one of the most beautiful Polish cemeteries, select the Beautiful cemetery button and cast your vote.

The ranking of Polish cemeteries according to the number of votes is presented in the section Polish cemeteries.
Check the option below if you think that this cemetery is one of the most beautiful Polish cemeteries.

Your vote will influence the position of the cemetery in the ranking of the most beautiful Polish cemeteries presented on the website.

Close

Return to the main page
New Jewish cemetery in Bełchatów - founded in 1893 (in the same year a brick synagogue was built in Bełchatów), was located at Lipowa street (today the intersection of Lipowa and Włókniarzy streets). It had an area of 1.69 ha. Also this cemetery was devastated by the Nazis during the war. Graveyard matzevot were used for construction works in Bełchatów - curing roads, sidewalks, laying foundations for new buildings and regulating the Widawka riverbed. After the war, a symbolic monument was erected in the new cemetery - a lapidary from fragments of preserved matzevot, however, it was destroyed in 1970, when a city park was created in the Jewish cemetery (park of 1000 years - this is what it still bears). In 1991, cleaning works were carried out in the park, and a year later - on the 50th anniversary of the liquidation of the Bełchatów ghetto - on the site of the former cemetery (in the center of the existing park) an obelisk was unveiled with a commemorative plaque with an inscription in four languages: Jewish cemetery destroyed by Nazi occupiers in the years 1939 - 1945. The basis of the obelisk are made up of embedded fragments of the matzevot who survived the cemetery. [source: Wikipedia, 1056629]
state of the cemeteryPark
[source: Wikipedia, 1056629]
Poland
the area where services are available
area where services are not available
The service operator is
Respekto sp. z o.o.
ul. Letnia 16
05-510 Chyliczki
123-141-6623
+48 (22) 350 75 61
kontakt@pamietam.pl
facebook/pamietam
Transaction settlements
by payment card and e-transfer
are carried out through
dotpay.pl