Synagoga Slovaca Database
 Žilina [Hungarian: Zsolna, German: Sillein]
Code: C1Z0106 
Monument: Cemetery 
Location: Jesenského 1, Žilina 
District: Žilina 
Present Use: cemetery 
Date of Construction:  
Architect: unknown 
Central Registry of Monument Fund:  
A cemetery is located directly in the city. Behind the entrance gate is an alley leading to the ceremonial hall. Through it cemetery can be reached. On 40 by 180 m large plot more than 200 gravestones with Slovak-Hebrew or German-Hebrew inscriptions can be found. Stones have various shapes, one can find simple stelae or elaborated tomb-stones with art- nouveau floral decoration. Among the symbols blessing hands of Kohanim, Levi’s jar, Shield of David weeping willow, doves or garlands of roses appear.
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