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Casa Leopardi

Via Leopardi 14, 62019 Recanati, Italy
+39 071 757 3380
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Thrilling to be where Leopardi stood

If you have little time to visit it, be aware that the visit to the house are in groups of 30... read more

Reviewed August 10, 2017
Samantha L
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The home and Library of one of the major poets and thinker in early XIX Europe

It is worth visiting Palazzo Leopardi , the home and Library of the Italian poet and thinker... read more

Reviewed July 8, 2017
verbania13
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Casa Leopardi in Recanati is the birthplace of one of the world's best loved writers and poets, Giacomo Leopardi. It has a rare library containing 20.000 volumes, which is visited every year by a large and varied public.
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Via Leopardi 14, 62019 Recanati, Italy
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Reviewed August 10, 2017 via mobile

If you have little time to visit it, be aware that the visit to the house are in groups of 30 people, so once you buy the ticket (you have to wait a bit) they will put you in the next guide available, so have...More

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Reviewed July 8, 2017 via mobile

It is worth visiting Palazzo Leopardi , the home and Library of the Italian poet and thinker Giacomo Leopardi, a not so well known major influence upon Arthur Schopenhauer and other early XIX C. German philosophers.Tour guides in german and engludh available.

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Reviewed May 31, 2017

the visit takes only 30 min, but worth to be there. you will see the Leopardi family library, with really thousands of well organised books. students and professional need to prior ask for attending to the books. normal visitors can only imagine the richness of...More

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Reviewed April 3, 2017 via mobile

A visit you will never forget. The Leopardi family runs the foundation and properties like if Giacomo and his family were still there. All you knew about the poet's life is probably determined by myths and partial truths..the guide will introduce you in a piece...More

Thank Diva R
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Reviewed March 6, 2017

We came to the very pretty town of Recanati on purpose to visit the house of the great Italian poet. The Casa Leopardi is quite at the end of the old town, which means a long, most pleasant walk through the medieval streets, the walls...More

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Reviewed August 11, 2016 via mobile

Recanati is a beautiful town and well worth a visit. It's main claim to fame is the fact that the great Italian poet Leopardi was born here. You can visit the house he wad born in but as this stunning house is still the home...More

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Reviewed November 16, 2015

Before visiting Leopardi's house you need 2 things: love for licterature and studing a little bit Giacomo life and production. He was a genius. He wrote about eveything any single man could wonder about life and existence. He is very modern, elegant, sharp and spiritual....More

Thank Marco R
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Reviewed July 3, 2015 via mobile

We were really keen to visit here and learn more about Leopardi. The town was celebrating his birthday this weekend. When we arrived at the museum we were told there was no English guide. In the shop too no books were available in English so...More

Thank Paul G
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Reviewed May 12, 2013

The guide was really kind and explained us in detail the turmented but quite unique life of Giacomo Not too much to see, except books.

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Reviewed January 22, 2012

You must visit this house of the great poet,Leopardi You can only visit it with a guide. Our guide was excellent and since we were the only English speaking guests, we were alone with the guide and she answered all or questions with intensive knowledge....More

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