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Casa di Giorgio Vasari

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Address: Via XX Settembre 55, Arezzo, Italy
Phone Number: 0575/409040
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A gem in Arezzo.

This house was an unexpected pleasure The ceiling were all individually designed and painted by Vasari. All of which were spectacular and in great condition. I really... read more

5 of 5 starsReviewed September 13, 2015
Linda K
Sydney, Australia
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Sydney, Australia
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 13, 2015 via mobile

This house was an unexpected pleasure The ceiling were all individually designed and painted by Vasari. All of which were spectacular and in great condition. I really appreciated the focus on women. Staff were very kind and helpful.

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New York City, New York
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 25, 2015

This house, decorated by Vasari with amazing ceilings in all the rooms, and wonderful art from the time period hanging on the walls, is well worth seeing. The raised garden is lovely, but strangely has been let go and doesn't seem to be being taken care of. I hope that is remedied soon.

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Seattle, Washington
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 17, 2015

Giorgio Vasari is Arezzo's home oy, her favorite son. Born in Arezzo in 1511' he went on to become a painter, architect, and engineer. He is most famous for his book on artists, but it is hard to go anywhere in Italy without a Vasari sighting, whether it is a monumental painting, an aqueduct, or Th Vasari portico. The house... More 

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London, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 12, 2015

The house designed by Giorgio Vasari for himself. Full of beautiful frescoes by Vasari and paintings by himself and other artists. Gives some idea of just how talented Vasari was.

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London, United Kingdom
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 65 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 3, 2015

Vasari is rightly famous for his history of the great Italian artists. The house is a museum, crammed with his works and others of the period, which retains something of the atmosphere and style of his time. The adjoining gardens are also delightful. This is a must-see for anyone with a couple of hours to spare in Arezzo.

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Centreville, Virginia
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed September 5, 2014

In the 1540's Vasari went about decorating his small estate in Arezzo with magnificent frescoes that still remain (So this early art historian was also experimenting with interior decoration.) The master's frescoes are evocative of the period and give insight into the way this renown artist/entrepreneur lived. For one that was so famous and wealthy the house is modest and... More 

2 Thank KLE2013
Talla, Italy
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 31, 2014

Liked the ambience. Great food and service. Lovely views across the main piazza and surrounded by other busy restaurants

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Washington, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 31, 2014

The famous painter/ architect's house has a very interesting display about his long and varied career. The house itself give an insight into life in the 16th century.

Milan, Italy
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed July 4, 2014

This is the home that Vasari built in 1547, when he became famous and rich. It was profusely frescoed by himself, and the frescoes are still there. The building is now used as a museum, and it exhibits about 60 paintings of various artists of the 16th century. Although Vasari was one of the most illustrious and paid artists of... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 28, 2014

I read Vasari's Lives at school and am re-reading them now. To see the great man's home, a person who has contributed so much to the world and knowledge of art, and to see some of his own paintings, was wonderful. It's a beautiful house, with a peaceful garden, and well worth visiting. 4 euros for entry

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