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Villa Rufolo, Ravello
Villa Rufolo is a building within the historic center of Ravello that originally belonged to the powerful and wealthy Rufolo family who excelled in commerce. The villa suffered carelessness and degradation until, in 1851, the Scotsman Francis Neville Reid bought it and brought it again to the ancient splendor. The German opera composer Richard Wagner visited the villa in 1880. Here he found the inspiration to compose the second act of the "Parsifal". In commemoration, every year the lower garden of Villa Rufolo hosts a Wagnerian concert.