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Connected Sites

  • Aapravasi Ghat: Hospital Block
  • Aggtelek and Slovak Karst: sanatorium at the Peace Cave
  • Alcala de Henares: Hospital de Antezana (1483)
  • Aleppo: Bimaristan Arghoun  Link
  • Angkor: "The Chapel of the Hospital" - The chapel is all that remains of a hospital built during the reign of King Jayavarman VII (1125-1218 r from c1181) He is credited with constructing 102 hospitals within Cambodia, inspired by his Mahayana Buddhist beliefs. In modern times he has become "a kind of paradigmatic national hero, who was credited not only with establishing the full greatness of the Cambodian nation but also with bringing into being a welfare state that was motivated by Buddhism and dedicated to serving both the spiritual and the physical needs of the Cambodian people" (Brtiannica).  Link
  • Anuradhapura Link
  • Aranjuez: Hospital de San Carlos, ordered by Charles III in 1750
  • Auschwitz Birkenau: The Nazis set up a number of "Hospitals" or "infirmaries" witthin the camp. Auschwitz I had "block 19, the Schonungsblock for convalescent prisoners; block 20, the contagious diseases block; block 21, the surgical block; and block 28, the internal medicine block." In reality of course the "treatment" included medical experimentation and selection for execution. Insofar as it existed at all it was aimed at "reducing the prisoner death rate?in relation to prisoners who seemed likely to return to labor in a short time." See  Link
  • Australian Convict Sites: Port Arthur
  • Banska Stiavnica: Old Hospital and Miners' Hospital in Bansk? ?tiavnica, Miners' Hospital in ?tiavnick? Bane, Miners' Hospital in Hodru?a - H?mre
  • Bridgetown: Ordnance Hospital Lexham Link
  • Brimstone Hill Fortress: Militairy hospital
  • Brugge: Saint John's Hospital
  • Budapest: "Hospital in the Rock" WWII hospital built into the caves under Buda Castle. Used later during the 56 rebellion and as a nuclear bunker.  Link
  • Burgundy: Hospices de Beaune Link
  • Bursa and Cumalikizik: Y
  • Camagüey: San Juan de Dios
  • Camino Real: Former Royal hospital of San Juan de Dios of San Miguel de Allende (dating from 1770)
  • Cistercian Abbey of Fontenay
  • Cordoba: Hospital del Cardenal Salazar
  • Cracow: under Austrian rule Wawel served as barracks and a military hospital
  • Cuenca: Hospital of Santiago
  • Divrigi
  • Elvas: Military Hospital ... now part of the Hotel S
  • Epidaurus: Asklepios was the Greek god of medicine, this site has temples devoted to him and hospital buildings
  • Florence: Santa Maria Nuova Hospital
  • Fray Bentos: In the residential area built for the workers
  • Ha Long Bay: The Hospital Cave on Cat Ba was used as a secret hospital during the Vietnam War
  • Heritage of Mercury: San Rafael Miners
  • Historic Cairo: Qala'un complex
  • Hospicio Cabañas
  • Island of Mozambique: Holy House of Mercy - former hospital
  • Kulangsu: Hongning Hospital
  • Lübeck: Heiligen Geist Hospital Link
  • Mammoth Cave: "In 1842, Dr. John Croghan, seeking a cure for tuberculosis, established an unsuccessful treatment center within the Mammoth Cave system. Two of the six patients' huts, erected in the cave, remain today." - Nomination File
  • Maritime Greenwich: Greenwich Naval College was originally built as the "Royal Hospital for Sailors"
  • Mining Sites of Wallonia: Bois du Luc, hospice, built in 1861. It was extended with a hospital
  • Mérida: Xenodochium
  • Naples: Ospedale L'Albergo Reale dei Poveri
  • Nesvizh: Used as a sanitorium during the Soviet era
  • Nord-Pas de Calais Mining Basin: numerous hospitals, dispensaries, pharmacies, maternity clinics, milk depots, etc., for the miners and their families (AB ev)
  • Old City of Jerusalem: Historical hospital at the Muristan
  • Palau de la Musica Catalana and Hospital de Sant Pau
  • Paris, Banks of the Seine: Les Invalides
  • Pienza: "Two structures with a social function, the hospital and the inn in front of the church of St Francis, were also built on his orders." (AB ev)
  • Quito: San Juan de Dios Hospital (now City Museum)
  • Regensburg: St Katherinen Spital dates back to 1212
  • Route of Santiago de Compostela
  • Routes of Santiago de Compostela in France
  • Royal Exhibition Building: it was used a fever hospital during the First World War (Unesco website)
  • Safi al-Din Ensemble in Ardabil
  • Salamanca: Hospital del Estudio (dates from 15th century, now part of the University)
  • Saltaire: The "Sir Titus Salt" hospital was built in 1868 as part of Salt's philanthropic vision for the town - "Salts hospital was opened in 1868 as a casualty ward for accidents in the Mill and then developed into a small hospital." It is now converted into flats (apartments).
  • Salzburg: B
  • Santa Cruz de Mompox: San Juan de Dios Hospital was founded in 1550, and is considered to be oldest hospital in America still functioning in its original building.
  • Santiago de Compostela: Former Hospital and Church of San Roque, "built to provide health care due to the 16th-century plague epidemics" Link
  • Santo Domingo: Hospital San Nicol?s de Bari (first hospital built of stone in the Americas)
  • Sewell Mining Town: Old Hospital
  • Siena: Santa Maria della Scala - "one of Europe's first hospitals and is one of the oldest hospitals still surviving in the world" (wiki)
  • St. George, Bermuda: military hospital
  • Stone Town of Zanzibar: The Old Dispensary - built originally as a hospital but seems never have been used as such Link
  • Stralsund and Wismar: Hospital zum heiligen Geist at Stralsund
  • Strasbourg: The medieval hospital was destroyed by fire but its wine cellars survived the fire and are still active.
  • Tokaji Wine Region: Catholic Hospital
  • Toledo: Hospital Santa Cruz
  • Venice and its Lagoon: Hospital complex on Castello
  • Vineyard Landscape of Piedmont: Ospedale Santo Spirito at Nizza Monferrato
  • Wachau Cultural Landscape: Kloster Und in Krems served as a hospital.


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