Luigi Pirandellos House

La Casa di Luigi Pirandello is pitched on a Agrigento sea, near the famous Turkish. The Birthplace of Luigi Pirandello - rural construction of the eighteenth century. Declared a national monument in 1949, it was purchased in 1952 by the Regione Siciliana, which took care of the restoration and accommodation. Luigi Pirandello was born on June 28, 1867: here had fled the family to escape a cholera epidemic that raged that year in Sicily. In the upstairs rooms have exposed the documents that mark the stages of the literary production of the writer, starting from the youth in secondary education at the Royal Lyceum Vittorio Emanuele II in Palermo. On the ground floor a collection of paintings illustrates the artistic production of Rosolina, sister of the playwright, the same Luigi and his son Fausto. Outside, a path leads to the area of ​​"Pino" and "rough stone" that since 1961 welcomes the ashes of the illustrious Agrigento, in compliance with the latest Will penned in his own hand.

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Strada Statale 115,
92100 Agrigento


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