Leonardo da Vinci

WHS connected to life and/or work of Leonardo da Vinci.

World Heritage Sites connected to 'Leonardo da Vinci':

  • Cracow Painted "The Lady With An Ermine" (now in Czartoryski Museum)
  • Florence Was educated there as an artist from the age of 14, lived there later on in his life and the Uffizi now holds several of his works
  • Istanbul In 1502 Leonardo da Vinci produced a drawing of a single span 720-foot (240 m) bridge over the Horn. In 2006 it was decided that an exact copy of da Vinci's design will be resurrected
  • Loire Valley Was buried in the castle of Amboise and lived in the castle Clos-Luc
  • Loire Valley Chambord: "There are suggestions that Leonardo da Vinci may have designed the staircase, but this has not been confirmed." (wiki)
  • Mantua and Sabbioneta Mantua: journeyed there
  • Paris, Banks of the Seine Painted the Mona Lisa, now at the Louvre museum
  • Rome Worked there as an artist
  • San Cristobal de La Laguna City plan based on a design by him: "In 1502, a regular town plan based on Leonardo da Vinci's model for Imola was drawn up by the Captain General (Adelantado) for the area." (AB ev)
  • Santa Maria delle Grazie Painted The Last Supper
  • Urbino Lived there
  • Urbino "The walls were rebuilt according to the designs of Leonardo da Vinci" (AB ev)
  • Vatican City Lived in the Belvedere
  • Venice and its Lagoon Fled there in 1499