Ospedale Psichiatrico di Volterra (IT) – This real life asylum of horrors is now an abandoned ruin that hides the unbreakable code to one patient’s insanity.

Volterra Psychiatric Hospital is a former psychiatric hospital in the city of Volterra. Founded in 1888, the hospital was known for its brutal treatment of inmates. It remained open until 1978, when it was closed following the passage of Law 180, which directed the closing down of all existing psychiatric hospitals.

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Sanatorium of Valongo (PT) – An abandoomed TBC-hospital on top of Mont`Alto

The construction of the Mont`Alto Sanatorium began in 1932. Due to the appearance of a large number of people who had contracted tubercolosis, it was necessary to expand the facilities, and these enlargement works were completed in 1958. This sanatorium was the last one built in Portugal.

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Sanatorium Du Basil

Vanaf 1855 werden er in Europa talloze sanatoria opgericht voor de behandeling van tbc, in de volksmond ook wel de ‘tering’ genoemd.
Het Sanatorium du Basil kenmerkt zich niet alleen door de mooie ligging en prachtig uitzicht, maar ook door de unieke architectuur. De bouw ging van start omstreeks 1900 en het sanatorium opende zijn deuren in 1903. Ondanks dat het gebouw reeds enkele jaren leegstaat is het nog steeds in wonderbaarlijk goede staat. Binnen is het nagenoeg leeg, maar er is slechts een minimum aan vandalisme en graffiti

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