Santa Maria della Scala, an artistic treasure in the oldest European hospital

Feb 26, 2015 776

Between naturalism and real life, between dream and reality: walking through the Santa Maria della Scala museum will take you into a special world where the art and history of one of Europe's oldest hospitals are brought to light.

Located along via della Francigena in Siena, Santa Maria della Scala used to be the hospital for abandoned children and pilgrims. Now it takes its place beside the Cathedral and the Dome as one of the most visited attractions of the Tuscan town.

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Fonte: L'italo-Americano

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