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The Ancient Jewish Cemetery at The Lido of Venice

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The Ancient Jewish Cemetery at The Lido of Venice

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Basic Information

Location Lido di Venezia
Country Italy
City Venice

General Information

Open to visitors yes
Need appointment no
Handicap accessibility no
Geographical Coordinates 45.42627,12.37884


Summary

The cemetery was formed in 1389 and was later expanded in 1641. The fall of the Venetian Republic brought with it the ruin of the Jewish cemetery. In 1999 restoration of the cemetery began; some memorials were saved and were found to date back to the 15th century.


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