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Casa di Giorgio Vasari

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Address: Via XX Settembre 55, Arezzo, Italy
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+39 0575 409040
8:30 am - 7:00 pm
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The ceilings astound

When you visit the Church of San Francesco you have the option of also seeing the Vasari house. Take the option. From the street it is simply a house, but inside the ceilings are... read more

5 of 5 bubblesReviewed 4 weeks ago
Asheville, North Carolina
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Asheville, North Carolina
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 weeks ago

When you visit the Church of San Francesco you have the option of also seeing the Vasari house. Take the option. From the street it is simply a house, but inside the ceilings are amazing. Think Sistine chapel on the ceilings of an "ordinary" house. Wow!!

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Sarasota, Florida
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed November 9, 2016

This was a marvelous house museum that my husband selected. The frescoes were fantastic and we enjoyed the stop.

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Mechelen, Belgium
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed August 11, 2016 via mobile

It realy feels like somebody's home. A lot of frescos to be seen from vasari and his contemporaries. It could be a bit more developped, vasari is after all a very important artist in history. Not much is mentioned about his written works.

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Chicago, Illinois
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed June 27, 2016

I did not care much for Vasari's frescoes in the Duomo in Florence. But his house shows a very different side. Every room in the modestly sized house (first floor) is painted with beautiful figures, fascinating range of narratives and scenes, so many different moods. This was a man who loved to paint (and probably had lots of helpers, as... More 

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Brooklyn, New York
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed June 10, 2016

For me this is a hidden gem of Arezzo. Small museum with some masterpieces, and the house itself is a treasure. The garden seemed lacking in maintenance but for me that made it all the more charming.

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Sydney, Australia
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5 of 5 bubbles 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 bubbles 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 bubbles 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 bubbles 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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5 of 5 bubbles 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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