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Casa Natale di Luigi Pirandello

Contrada Caos | Strada Statale 115, Localita Villaseta, 92100, Agrigento, Sicily, Italy
+39 0922 511826
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Peaceful place for the author who wrote about mankind's internal crisis of conscience

For anyone remotely interested in the life of this very famous and revered author, Luigi... read more

Reviewed 31 May 2017
Waltzy M
,
Brussels
Amazing Theatre

Beautiful restored theatre located at far end of Via Atenea. Unfortunately no performances in... read more

Reviewed 27 September 2016
popsExeter
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Exeter
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  • Poor6%
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“birthplace” (3 reviews)
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Contrada Caos | Strada Statale 115, Localita Villaseta, 92100, Agrigento, Sicily, Italy
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+39 0922 511826

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Reviewed 31 May 2017

For anyone remotely interested in the life of this very famous and revered author, Luigi Pirandello, his birth place is worth a stop. (the theatres named after him are not the same place!!). Note that Italian is the only language accompanying displays etc. The lady...More

1  Thank Waltzy M
Reviewed 27 September 2016

Beautiful restored theatre located at far end of Via Atenea. Unfortunately no performances in September.

1  Thank popsExeter
Reviewed 28 August 2016 via mobile

This landmark is characterised by the childhood-home and the grave of the artist: beginning and finish; but the description of the life story , the presence of memorabilia and original furniture, curiosities about his literary production are very poor.

1  Thank Rinaldo S
Reviewed 18 January 2016

Laura teaches many of Pirandello’s plays in her classes and we were very pleased to be able to see this museum that houses many of his personal items. The Casa is beautiful and is on a cliff in Villaseta overlooking Porto Empedocle. I believe Pirandello...More

4  Thank DrBenStafford
Reviewed 16 August 2015

Almost a mini version of La Scala in Milan. The puppets of Pirandello are fantastic! I only saw these for a short period of time as it was almost siesta. If you are into the arts, well worth a visit but make sure you arrive...More

4  Thank Lynn C
Reviewed 26 May 2015

I must confess that I had read very little Pirandello and all the books of Andrea Camilleri down the road as it were. As a spur to read some more and provide a few classy pieces of name dropping this little museo is worth a...More

4  Thank carbill2015
Reviewed 14 May 2015

It is a lovely house and there are beautiful family photos all looking happy Paintings are hanging by family members It is so nice yet he was an unhappy man WHY?

2  Thank charles073
Reviewed 23 March 2015

we arrived at the Casa on Sunday at about 3 pm, the gates were locked but no sign or notice to say why? Another family had also just arrived and left disappointed. Was it a one off? Was it not open in low tourist season?...More

1  Thank joanie27
Reviewed 3 January 2015

The house is accessible via public transportation and is nicely set not too far from the Mediterranean Sea. There are lots of documents displayed, related to Pirandello and his family, various objects kept over the years, from when the house was inhabited, including an antique...More

6  Thank Dana B
Reviewed 11 November 2014

set on a promontory, the house and grave are readily combined with the trek to the temples. check schedules of house, as they change . bus service from the temples is erratic. cab may be needed.

6  Thank Michael R
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