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Leonardo's Birthplace (Casa Natale di Leonardo)

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Address: Anchiano | about 3 km from Vinci, Vinci, Italy
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+39 0571 933248
10:00 - 19:00
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The farm-house where Leonardo da Vinci was probably born.

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Day Trip to Leonardo da Vinci Birthplace from Florence with Light Lunch
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Florence, Uffizi and Chianti by Minivan from Pisa Including Wine Tasting

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Nothing much here really

It's just a speculation that he was actually born there. There was exhibitions available in various languages.

Reviewed 18 April 2017
Casale Monferrato, Italy
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2 reviews
Reviewed 1 week ago

To me it was a special feeling to walk in the house were once lived Da Vinci. The environment is beautiful and at this moment there was a well maintained exhibition with a videomontage about Da Vinci

Thank Greet M
Casale Monferrato, Italy
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Reviewed 18 April 2017

It's just a speculation that he was actually born there. There was exhibitions available in various languages.

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Cooperstown, New York
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Reviewed 14 March 2017 via mobile

In the hills east of Montecatini, we found our way to da Vinci's very simple birthplace. Nearby, we explored an engaging, professional museum featuring his drawings and devices built from his specs. Made his brilliance clear, real. Simply awesome!

Thank Bill H
Pisa, Italy
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Reviewed 19 December 2016

I have visited Leonardo's birthplace many times. When I was a child, when I was a teenager and with my family as an adult several times. This is the humble dwelling where one of (if not the one) western civilization's greatest person was born. Complaining that there is nothing to see, is so ridiculous. There are olive trees across from... More 

1 Thank montelatici
New York
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 92 helpful votes
Reviewed 28 November 2016

If you bought a combination ticket and you have a mode of transportation and it is a nic day, then go to Leonardo's birthplace. The winding road that takes you up to his home is surrounded by beautiful hills with vineyards. This would be a great place to bring a picnic lunch. The house is small and they have a... More 

Thank Manny B
Bradford, United Kingdom
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Reviewed 26 September 2016

Spent an hour here as part of our tour. It was the end of a long day so was probably too tired to appreciate it much. However the location is stunning and we were there to see the sun set which was nice. There were a few local market stalls selling produce in the car parking area.

Thank TriciaBishop
Lutterworth, United Kingdom
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Reviewed 12 September 2016

Whilst the house has little in it apart from a video on Leonardo's life, the house is set in a marvellous location surrounded by wonderful views of the surrounding hills and valleys. One can understand how such a child from a lowly background might be inspired to do great things! Well worth a visit after going to the main museum... More 

Thank Peter and Naomi B
Barcelona, Spain
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Reviewed 20 July 2016 via mobile

Al the pictures are just copies,and there's only like 15 pictures. Bery poor, nothing to see here. The place its small and to arrive you have to drive Like 2 km just to see copies

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Singapore, Singapore
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Reviewed 13 July 2016

Close to Vinci town. If you have a car or bike you may as well go since you can get a combo ticket from the Museum. I wouldn't book with a tour company or some other 100 Euro guzzling shark especially to go. Restored house with miniscule glimpses of old wooden chattels exposed from the restoration plaster and so on.... More 

1 Thank Joe S
Alpharetta, Georgia
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Reviewed 12 July 2016

This is part of the Da Vinci Museum complex and can be entered on the Combo ticket, €11,00 for an adult. You can also purchase a stand alone ticket for this site but I would not recommend it since it is only worthwhile as part of the complete museum tour. The site is comprised of two building. The first is... More 

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