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The orphanage was built on the border of Switzerland and Italy. Sadly there doesn't seem to be a lot of information out there regarding this location. From what I've gathered it originally served as an orphanage and at some point in time, it was also used as a summer camp. Despite being closed during the 1970's, it has remained in pretty good condition with minimal graffiti and vandalism. 

 

 

Visit


Visited again with @darbians and @vampiricsquid. Unfortunately when we visited the beds had been removed but lucky there was still a lot left to photograph. The chapel was absolutely stunning and it was nice to see that some furniture, including the desks from the classrooms were still there. All in all an excellent location to finish off our Italian adventure.

 

 

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Really nice set! Just sad that the beds had been removed.

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Thats awesome, so much to see too! The level of peeliness is just up my street, colours are really starting to come out too. Really like the class shot and the one of the little med room. Like that a lot :thumb 

 

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On ‎22‎/‎02‎/‎2018 at 3:08 AM, Andy said:

Really nice set! Just sad that the beds had been removed.

 

Thank you! It was :( Luckily there was a couple left.

On ‎22‎/‎02‎/‎2018 at 8:47 PM, Urbexbandoned said:

Thats awesome, so much to see too! The level of peeliness is just up my street, colours are really starting to come out too. Really like the class shot and the one of the little med room. Like that a lot :thumb 

 

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Thank you! I did really enjoy this one. Nice range of stuff to shoot which is always nice! The med room was my favourite thing there :15_yum:

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37 minutes ago, Dubbed Navigator said:

Nice this, really like the small chapel.

Thank you! I didn't realise it was there so it was a nice surprise :)

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