Casa di Dante, Firenze
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Dante's House

Spread over three floors, this museum covers the fundamental moments of the poet's life

Via S. Margherita, 1
 

Rebuilt at the beginning of the 20th century on the site of the Alighieri home, the house contains exhibits illustrating life in Florence at the time of the great poet Dante Alighieri (1265–1321), one of the founders of the Italian language: the Divine Comedy describes an imaginary journey in the Underworld through the kingdoms of Inferno, Purgatory and Paradise. The museum charts the life of the poet and his exile, which lasted over twenty years. There are also sections on the iconography of Dante in art from the 14th century through to the present day and on sites associated with him and his life.

 

Casa di Dante                                 
Via Santa Margherita 1 –Tel. 055 219416


Entrance: Free - Donations welcome.


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