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Oratorio di San Giuseppe

Open Now: 10:00 AM - 1:00 PM, 3:00 PM - 6:00 PM
Open today: 10:00 AM - 1:00 PM, 3:00 PM - 6:00 PM
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Curious combination of styles

See this if you go to the nearby Oratorio San Giovanni ( a must). If you see only one , see San... read more

Reviewed 27 August 2018
Simon N
Lima, Peru
Realistic stucco nativity

Originally I walked Via Barocci to visit the other Oratorio but I am so happy I stopped to visit... read more

Reviewed 13 February 2017
Tracy E
New York City, New York
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27 Aug 2018
“Curious combination of styles”
13 Feb 2017
“Realistic stucco nativity”
The oratory of saint Joseph is one of the most beautiful and ancient monuments of Urbino, property of the st. Joseph Confraternity. It is composed by a church builted in the 17th century with a lot of frescoes, some paintings and a colossal statue...more
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Via Federico Barocci 42, 61029 Urbino, Italy
+39 0722 910259
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Reviewed 27 August 2018

See this if you go to the nearby Oratorio San Giovanni ( a must). If you see only one , see San Giovanni. This is not as spectacular but it has a wonderful C16 nativity chapel with plaster sculptures that extend around the walls from...More

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Reviewed 13 February 2017

Originally I walked Via Barocci to visit the other Oratorio but I am so happy I stopped to visit this as well. A beautifully rendered stucco nativity scene which was a highlight of my stay

1  Thank Tracy E
Reviewed 10 September 2016

Amazing sculptural nativity scene by Brandani (1545-50) which is set in a cave-like chapel to recreate the atmosphere of the nativity. The sacristy has some interesting portraits including one billed 'James the Third' of James Stuart ( the 'Old Pretender'). I hadn't realised he had...More

1  Thank annelainea
Reviewed 14 June 2016

The visit to this small Oratorio is definitely recommended.Eeven if there is a Church annexed to the visit, which is nice, the big star is the Nativity, an impressive real size sculpture covering the whole room that will impress you: really amazing.

1  Thank Luca D
Reviewed 24 August 2015

Just some steps from the other Oratorio another great attraction. Not only the sculptures, but the paintings are first class. It is also a must see issue.

1  Thank 545medva
Reviewed 21 August 2015

This is a fascinating church in Urbino, Italy, that is well worth a visit, especially to see the sculptures and wall paintings.

1  Thank DanaeT
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