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A Rather Sad But Fascinating Period in History.

On our last day in the City we visited the Basilica, specifically to see the lower area, where it... read more

Reviewed 12 April 2018
bsandrs
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Very interessant !

One good surprise of our travel. We passed just for discover the "ruta" for welcoming the... read more

Reviewed 27 February 2018
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12 Apr 2018
“A Rather Sad But Fascinating Period in History. ”
26 Feb 2018
“Very interessant !”
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Reviewed 12 April 2018 via mobile

On our last day in the City we visited the Basilica, specifically to see the lower area, where it was traditional for mothers to hand over babies that they could not support into the protection of the church orphanage. This was achieved by means of...More

Date of experience: October 2017
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Reviewed 27 February 2018

One good surprise of our travel. We passed just for discover the "ruta" for welcoming the abandonned child .Francesco, for only 5 euros helped us better to know how during a very long time , the catholic organization was very efficient to welcome and grow...More

Date of experience: February 2018
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Reviewed 11 April 2017

In the 1600's, the church installed a revolving system where abandoned/orphaned children could be placed and the nuns took the children into their orphanage. At the time of the plague, I am sure it caused great heart-ache, but well done to the nuns who did...More

Date of experience: February 2017
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