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Casa Leopardi

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If you are a fond of Italian literature and of Italian Philosophers who have questioned themselves... read more

Reviewed November 18, 2018
Province of Modena, Italy
Interesting exhibition, but very negligent

Very interesting museum of Giacomo Leopardi in Recanati. One room is dedicated to G. Leopardi and... read more

Reviewed August 18, 2018
San Francisco, California
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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
+39 071 757 3380
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Reviewed November 18, 2018

If you are a fond of Italian literature and of Italian Philosophers who have questioned themselves about the purpose of life and their sense of being in our universe, then you must absolutely stop at Recanati and visit Giacomo Lepardi's house and home town. I...More

Date of experience: October 2018
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Reviewed August 18, 2018 via mobile

Very interesting museum of Giacomo Leopardi in Recanati. One room is dedicated to G. Leopardi and other to local artist. His casa has his portrait and face mask. Entrance is by gratitude. Beautiful breathtaking view is from the garden outside his house. Only it is...More

Date of experience: August 2018
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Reviewed July 29, 2018 via mobile

The visit is mainly the library and some family history. As the current family live upstairs its guided tour only. And to preserve the books no tours if its humid. Worth buying the dvd giovane favoloso to see the history. Wine for sale below.

Date of experience: July 2018
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Reviewed July 10, 2018

We were lucky enough to visit the house of the Poet on a quiet day. With no other visitors except ourselves, we had the undivided attention of an expert guide who answered all our questions. It's extraordinary to be able to see such a priceless...More

Date of experience: September 2017
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Reviewed July 9, 2018 via mobile

In a personal search of my Italian origins, a recent trip to Italy took me to Recanati. Not only I found dear relatives of mom and the house of my "nonno" what was amazing... but also I discovered the house, the magnificent library of the...More

Date of experience: June 2018
Thank Andrea D
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

Date of experience: August 2017
Thank Samantha L
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.

Date of experience: July 2017
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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

Date of experience: May 2017
Thank amomac
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

Date of experience: April 2017
Thank Diva R
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

Date of experience: February 2017
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