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Casa di Riposo per Musicisti Giuseppe Verdi

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I didn't really know this place. We ran into it while we were going to City Life buildings. We've... read more

Reviewed 5 April 2018
Estueban
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Perugia, Italy
via mobile
Verdi's resting place

Verdi's home and final resting place. Now used as a retirement home for elderly musicians. Verdi's... read more

Reviewed 11 September 2017
RobertFGCarter
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Fareham, United Kingdom
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Reviewed 5 April 2018 via mobile

I didn't really know this place. We ran into it while we were going to City Life buildings. We've been lucky because the resting house was open, it is closed for most of the days. The guide was an italian volounteer very friendly and helpful....More

Date of experience: March 2018
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Reviewed 11 September 2017 via mobile

Verdi's home and final resting place. Now used as a retirement home for elderly musicians. Verdi's statue stands outside but since restoration no longer looks at the house but towards La Scala. At the time of his death bodies were supposed to be buried in...More

Date of experience: August 2017
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Reviewed 21 January 2017

it is easy to get to Casa Verdi - it is next to the Buonarotti metro stop. Access to the lovely garden and the tombs is free - just ask the person at the entrance.

Date of experience: December 2016
2  Thank FactotumDellaCitta
Reviewed 10 June 2015

My travel guide didn't mention much of anything regarding this place, and yet, as an opera lover, it was unthinkable that I come to Milan and not pay my respects at Verdi's grave. I went in the morning of the day that I was going...More

Date of experience: May 2015
11  Thank Lapis99663
Reviewed 5 June 2015

When I arrived I was offered the option to view the gravesite and also being a given a tour of some of the highlights in the house. One thing to keep in mind is this is basically a retirement home for musicians. As I was...More

Date of experience: May 2015
4  Thank bLiselotte
Reviewed 10 May 2015

This place is so astounding. Composer Giuseppe Verdi, in the last years of his life, used his wealth to build this very large apartment building/retirement home, complete with concert hall, dining hall, rehearsal rooms, etc. It's purpose? To be a retirement home for retired musicians...More

Date of experience: May 2015
5  Thank thursowick
Reviewed 13 January 2014

We're opera lovers, so we had to visit the Casa di Riposo, the rest home for retired musicians that Verdi created, financed, and considered his finest work. We weren't able to tour the home itself--for that you need to make advance reservations but the gardens...More

Date of experience: December 2013
7  Thank anniea1b
Reviewed 24 May 2012

Composer Giuseppe Verdi from Busseto sponsored this Retirement Home for musicians at the end of his long and successful career and was buried here when he passed away. Visits to his tomb are free. To other sections of building must be arranged with a guided...More

Date of experience: May 2012
8  Thank Maylinda
Reviewed 1 May 2012

Verdi's fans should definitely visit the place which Maestro himself called his best creation. He founded the Casa for old musicians, actors, etc. And in the courtyard there is a chapel where Giuseppe Verdi and his second wife Giuseppina Strepponi are buried. Just simple tombstone,...More

Date of experience: April 2012
7  Thank Elena-Gioia
Reviewed 8 April 2012

very interesting visit lovely atmosphere mixing hisotry with new young students living with musician retirees

Date of experience: May 2011
2  Thank nicolass208
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