Jüdischer Friedhof Mainz
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Jüdischer Friedhof Mainz

Mainz, Stadtkreis Mainz , Rheinland-Pfalz, Germany


  • Get directions 11 Untere Zahlbacher Strasse
    Mainz, Stadtkreis Mainz, Rheinland-Pfalz, D-55131 Germany
  • Cemetery ID: 2339562

To get there by tram from Mainz Hauptbahnhof (train station);
Take a right out of the train station main entrance - you will see a street with a slight rise in it and a tram stop. Take the Bretzenheim tram (52) and the 4th stop is the Römerstrasse stop. You will see the Friedhof in front of you as you get off.

When the Jewish cemetery on Mombacher Strasse could no longer be used, this cemetery was created - 2 January 1881. It has served as the main Jewish cemetery in Mainz since then and is located to the South of the Hauptfriedhof Mainz.

The Moorish style mourning hall, and gatehouse with adjacent rooms was built in 1880/1881 by the Mainz master Eduard Kreißig. They were extensively renovated in 2005/2006.



  • Added: 26 Jan 2010
  • Find a Grave Cemetery ID: 2339562