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Leonardo Da Vinci, commemorative year, Turin
Leonardo Da Vinci, commemorative year, Turin

Turin marks the 500th anniversary of Leonardo’s passing

With a plethora of events, Turin, the famous city in Italy is marking the 500th anniversary of Leonardo da Vinci’s passing. A number of museums, insitutions and regional governments is joining in the festivities with concerts, exhibitions and tours along the important places of his life and work.

Turin uses the commemorative year as a promotional event which allows to show the world the heritage stemming form the Renaissance era.

Leonardo Da Vinci
Leonardo da Vinci was an inventor, painter, sculptor and much more, representing the epitome of the homo universalis ideal of the Renaissance era.

Read more at The Mayor.

To know more of all the activities, possibilities and events, head over to the website of the Turin tourism site turismotorino.org/en.

Leonardo Da Vinci
Design for a flying machine, Leonardo Da Vinci (wikimedia)