The apothecary is visible within the circuit of the museums of San Gimignano
Architects, archaeologists, botanists and gardeners, worked several months to evoke in the green spaces of the garden appearance, the atmosphere and all the characteristics of the old Pharmacy.
The pharmacy and the hospital attached were founded in the thirteenth century and was dedicated to St. Fina, famous woman also remembered with the frescoes by Ghirlandaio in the cathedral of San Gimignano.
a corner of the old pharmacy- photo by Opera Laboratori Fiorentini SpA
ampoules ancient pharmacy-photo by Opera Laboratori Fiorentini SpA
Saffron in the garden of Santa Fina- photo by Opera Laboratori Fiorentini SpA
Saffron is often used to do drugs or to flavor local dishes
staging area of the garden
photo by Opera Laboratori Fiorentini SpA
the center of San Gimignano-Tuscany
the ancient towers - photo MarkusMark (wiki)
the medieval towers of San Gimignano are very famous
detail of a fresco by Ghirlandaio in the Chapel of Santa Fina
In the cathedral there are several works of art.
Vernaccia, the good wine of San Giminano
In the future near the garden of Santa Fina organizers will propose occasionally tasting of wines and other food products by this country. Vernaccia wine was also appreciated in the Middle Ages to the tables of princes and knights