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Casa Leopardi

Via Leopardi 14, 62019 Recanati, Italy
+39 071 757 3380
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An inner glimpse into a micro world

We were lucky enough to visit the house of the Poet on a quiet day. With no other visitors except... read more

Reviewed 1 week ago
_r_francischiello
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Ancona, Italy
Road to the land of the most remarcable Italian Poet together with Dante!

In a personal search of my Italian origins, a recent trip to Italy took me to Recanati. Not only I... read more

Reviewed 1 week ago
Andrea D
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Buenos Aires, Argentina
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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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  • Average8%
  • Poor1%
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Via Leopardi 14, 62019 Recanati, Italy
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Reviewed 1 week ago

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

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Reviewed 1 week ago 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

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Reviewed 11 August 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 8 July 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 31 May 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 3 April 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 6 March 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

Thank Sascha G
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Reviewed 12 August 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

Thank Daniela B
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Reviewed 16 November 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 3 July 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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