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Casa di Verga

Neighborhood: Centro Catania
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Address: Via Sant'Anna 8, Catania, Sicily, Italy
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9:00 am - 1:30 pm
2:45 pm - 7:00 pm
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Hours:
Tue - Sat 9:00 am - 1:30 pm
2:45 pm - 7:00 pm

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Inspired me to read his books

Visiting the house where this realist writer lived and worked the last 20 years of his life inspired me to read his works. I did know his name and we had a couple of hours to kill... read more

4 of 5 starsReviewed September 20, 2011
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Leiden, The Netherlands
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Moscow, Russia
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 29, 2012

Small but cosy and interesting museum. There I discovered Verga as a photographer. He photographed the life of common people, the same which he described in his works.

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Catania, Italy
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 27, 2012

You cas see only a part of Verga's own house such as the living room, the studio, the bedroom and a few rooms where there are the first editions of his works, some letters and pictures. The inside is well maintained and it is interesting to enter such a great writer house.

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Leiden, The Netherlands
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed September 20, 2011

Visiting the house where this realist writer lived and worked the last 20 years of his life inspired me to read his works. I did know his name and we had a couple of hours to kill before we had to catch our flight, so we thought: why not? Not only is the house a display of the life of... More 

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Additional Information about Casa di Verga

Address: Via Sant'Anna 8, Catania, Sicily, Italy
Location: Europe  >  Italy  >  Sicily  >  Province of Catania  >  Catania>  > Centro Catania
Open Hours:
Tuesday 9:00 am - 1:30 pm  2:45 pm - 7:00 pm
Wednesday 9:00 am - 1:30 pm  2:45 pm - 7:00 pm
Thursday 9:00 am - 1:30 pm  2:45 pm - 7:00 pm
Friday 9:00 am - 1:30 pm  2:45 pm - 7:00 pm
Saturday 9:00 am - 1:30 pm  2:45 pm - 7:00 pm

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