Madonna Dell'Ospedale

St Angelo in ancient times, was built in a grotto and later expanded into a”Hospital” to host wanderers and pilgrims. Inside a canalization system used to direct water filtered from the rocks towards a circular well and a small holding tank. The Church is portrayed in a xylography by Mauritius Cornelius Escher.

Madonna Dell'Ospedale

Madonna Dell'Ospedale

Madonna Dell'Ospedale

Madonna Dell'Ospedale

Madonna Dell'Ospedale

10 Comments CherryPie on Jan 12th 2018

10 Responses to “Madonna Dell’Ospedale”

  1. Astrid says:

    This is such a wonderful place, so small and so sacred.

  2. Alan says:

    It is beautiful. More of a personal space than that offered by the bigger churches and the like.

  3. My kind of place; intriguing.

  4. The Yum List says:

    It never ceases to amaze me the skill and knowledge of people from the past.

  5. The actual chapel looks very different to the one shown on the information board?!
    Ha ha… Just like MacDonald’s burgers. ;)

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