Temple of Minerva – Palaia

The Temple of Minerva Medica is a historic building located on a hill in a small grove of oaks near the village of Montefoscoli.

It was built around 1822 by Andrea Vaccà Berlinghieri, doctor and luminary of the University of Pisa. The intention was to dedicate a monument to his father Francesco, also a doctor, celebrating the profession with a dedication to the medicine goddess Minerva.

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