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Red Cross Hospital - June 2018

obscureserenity

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Red Cross Hospital

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Before it's closure at some point during the 1980's, it served as a children's hospital. It was thought to have been founded around the turn of the 20th century. The hospital was owned and managed by the charity 'Red Cross Italy' which becomes apparent from the rather large red cross on the ceiling of the chapel. The building itself resides near the edge of the mountain, roughly about 1100 metres above sea level,  a common practice for medical facilities Italy, as the air was fresher up in the mountains. It was it was believed that this held medicinal properties and was more therapeutic which was beneficial for the treatment of the patients.​

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Visited with @aWorldinRuins and @Ninja Kitten on a recent trip to Italy. This was the first stop on the tour and a revisit for myself. I was glad to go back, it's a very beautiful and photogenic location, in my opinion. I loved seeing all the beds, the chapel and the little classrooms again. As always, hope you enjoy my report!​







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If you've got this far, thanks for reading  (y)
 
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Lovely images Kat, I think this place was my joint fave on that trip, so photogenic. And to think we nearly missed the classroom if it wasnt for ninja! Imagine! ????? 

 
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Lovely images Kat, I think this place was my joint fave on that trip, so photogenic. And to think we nearly missed the classroom if it wasnt for ninja! Imagine! ????? 

Thank you James! It was very stunning, wasn't it? :D one of my favourites too, after Di R of course! You know! Good thing we had ninja to sniff everything out for us ??

Nice images there Kat (y)  
Thank you :D  

 

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Visited this place two times, very nice set.

 

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Wow what a great place! Nicely shot there too, those rooms with the beds are ace :)  

 

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What a great place! pics are awesome too, top notch report there Kat ?

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That’s really nice (y)

Youve got a great set of pics there. Really photogenic place, especially those beds! 

 
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