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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Tapada das Necessidades – Forgotten park in Lisbao

Tapada das Necessidades seems to be a hidden and forgotten park in Lisbao. The history of this one goes back to 1742, when the ground was bought by king João V  of Portugal. He built a palace and turned the area into a private garden and hunting place. It was a climb uphill along a big wall to find an entrance, but we managed to get in.

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