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Chiesa Della Misericordia

Piazza San Giovanni, Volterra, Italy
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Opportunity to see how sick and wounded were transported pre ambulance.

Small church across from Italy's version of Red Cross/ambulance service. Church itself is very... read more

Reviewed 11 October 2017
Serviceprof
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Naples, Florida
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Small church with a small number of interesting hospital and post hospital, think hearse, displays.

Located next to the Cathedral and opposite an ambulance station, this church has a pretty altar but... read more

Reviewed 12 July 2017
westy54
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Sydney
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11 Oct 2017
“Opportunity to see how sick and wounded were transported pre ambulance.”
12 Jul 2017
“Small church with a small number of interesting hospital and post hospital, think hearse, displays.”
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Piazza San Giovanni, Volterra, Italy
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Reviewed 11 October 2017 via mobile

Small church across from Italy's version of Red Cross/ambulance service. Church itself is very unassuming but the exhibits here are worth a peek. Multiple means of transporting sick or paralytic patients on display. Of course, if you succumbed to your injuries they have an ancient...More

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Reviewed 12 July 2017

Located next to the Cathedral and opposite an ambulance station, this church has a pretty altar but of more interest is the small number of displays showing the stretchers and other ways that injured people were moved to hospital. The horse drawn hearse was obviously...More

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Reviewed 30 October 2016

Come to see how the sick and wounded were taken to the Hospital in old times... "Human Ambulances", "Home treatment sets" etc.

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Reviewed 1 April 2016 via mobile

I wouldn't go out of my way to see it. The entire explanation was in Italian. There were the antique stretchers that were interesting. Allow about ten minutes to visit!

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Reviewed 25 August 2015

Even without the guide's explanation everyone will understand the big humanitarian meaning of this Chirch

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