In Recanati everything speaks of Leopardi. From the main square with its monument to the great poet dominated by the thirteenth-century Borgo Tower to Palazzo Leopardi in piazza Saturday del Villaggio, where Giacomo was born in 1798.
The palazzo, which is today a Museum, is close to the home of Silvia and just a short way from the Gothic structure of St. Agostino (whose church was transformed in the XVIIth century by Francesco Galli Bibiena), with its Passero Solitario Tower.
The favourite walk of Leopardi leaks to the fifteenth-century Monastery of St. Stefano, which dominates the Colle dell'Infinito.
The Town Hall has a hall dedicated to the poet which is today an Art Gallery (housing some of the works of Lotto, who worked here from time to time) and a Museum dedicated to Beniamino Gigli, who was also born in Recanati.