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If you don't expect from this visit much more than the Petrarch's memory, it will be satisfactory.

This building is currently home to the "Accademia Petrarca", a renowned cultural society founded in... read more

Reviewed 24 March 2018
Brun066
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Florence, Italy
Not for everyone

Sorry to say but this attraction did not do much for me. I gather it holds serious interest for... read more

Reviewed 16 May 2016
Billabongshade
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Melbourne Australia
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24 Mar 2018
“If you don't expect from this visit much more than the Petrarch's memory, it will be satisfactory.”
15 May 2016
“Not for everyone”
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Reviewed 24 March 2018

This building is currently home to the "Accademia Petrarca", a renowned cultural society founded in Arezzo in 1787 and still very active, taking its name from what is probably the most famous person born in the city, the poet Francesco Petrarca (1304-1374). The house, which...More

Date of experience: March 2018
Thank Brun066
Reviewed 16 May 2016

Sorry to say but this attraction did not do much for me. I gather it holds serious interest for literary Italians and perhaps scholars who feel Petrarca influenced particularly poets some centuries later. Sadly this mostly library collection is witnessing its books and manuscripts crumble....More

Date of experience: May 2016
Thank Billabongshade
Reviewed 4 January 2016

The short film on Petrarch is instructive, if basic. The library rooms are attractive, even if they are later constructions, or even reproductions. For me, the revelation was that Francesco Redi also occupied this space. Redi should be a household name: he's the father of...More

Date of experience: June 2015
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Reviewed 13 September 2015 via mobile

There wasn't much to see here. The old books were interesting, as was the short video on Petrarca. Twenty minutes maximum.

Date of experience: September 2015
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Reviewed 19 April 2014

Its a very nice place, very well conservated and also nice people. Its always amazing to go into places where people like Petrarca or Mozart where born. When i was in Salzburg in the house where Amadeus Mozart was born i felt something amazin inside...More

Date of experience: April 2014
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