France / Nouvelle-Aquitaine / Angoulême

Cemetery of Bardines

Infos pratiques

Type de lieu : Cemetery

Cemetery of Bardines

Route de Saint-Jean d’Angély, 16000 Angoulême

Description historique


The Jewish presence in Angoulême dates from at least the 13th century. A letter from the Pope in 1236 to the bishop of Angoulême attests to the violence suffered by the Jews during the Crusades. The old synagogue was located near the Place Marengo and the Jewish ... Read more