Poveglia Island

Poveglia Island

Poveglia Island is an abandoned island located off the coast of Northern Italy. It is off limits for public access. It was a site of wars, dumping grounds for plague victims, used as an armory for weapons, had a mental asylum. Some estimates suggest that 100,000 people died on the island over the centuries.

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