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Palazzo Ducale

Piazza Rinascimento 13, 61029 Urbino, Italy
+39 0722 2760
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Piazza Rinascimento 13, 61029 Urbino, Italy
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+39 0722 2760
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"piero della francesca"
in 13 reviews
"ducal palace"
in 18 reviews
"art collection"
in 8 reviews
"two hours"
in 6 reviews
"renaissance paintings"
in 6 reviews
"wood inlay"
in 8 reviews
"national gallery"
in 9 reviews
"couple of hours"
in 4 reviews
"musical instruments"
in 4 reviews
"the study"
in 4 reviews
"bucket list"
in 3 reviews
"incredible art"
in 3 reviews
"two floors"
in 3 reviews
"well worth the trip"
in 3 reviews
"trompe l'oeil"
in 4 reviews
"galleria nazionale"
in 6 reviews
"pay attention"
in 2 reviews
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Reviewed 1 week ago

This is an enormous Palazzo that originally housed hundreds of people and is now a UNESCO World Heritage site. There are all kinds of art and this buildings exhibits so many of them, ornate ceilings, fabulous fireplaces , plaster detail, carpets and floors. They have...More

Thank Victoria L
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago

On the first Sunday of the month the entrance was free. The Museum does not have a very large collection. Raphael is only one (La muta). His paintings remained in the small homeland a little. This is due to the fact that the Duchy of...More

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Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Piero della Francesca is the star, but art from 13th-16th century is not to be missed, as are the rooms of the palace themselves. Special exhibitions on the ground floor; and 8-9 rooms of ptgs and ceramics on the 2d floor. A sheltered garden, and...More

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Reviewed 9 July 2018 via mobile

The Palazzo Ducale is beautiful. It is partly furnished and contains incredible works of art. You need at least two hours to see it - there are many stairs and it is a really big place. The ceilings are amazing.

Thank Susi C
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Reviewed 7 July 2018

If you go to Urbino you must see the Palazzo Ducale built in the 2nd half of the 15th century by Frederico 11 da Montefeltro . Inside it now is the Galleria Nationale delle Marche ...one of the most important collections of Renaissance paintings in...More

Thank Phil570
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Reviewed 1 July 2018

To be visited with the guide tour, maybe available only in Italian.. at least one hour is needed. Remember to be informed on the fixed time for visit.

Thank Véronique M
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Reviewed 15 June 2018 via mobile

Any trip to Urbino (and Marche for that matter) should include a visit to Palazzo Ducale. Built in the late 1400’s, this palace has been kept in near perfect condition and now houses a great collection of renaissance art - including Raffaello’s ‘La Muta’ and...More

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Reviewed 3 June 2018

Built for Federico da Montefeltro and his family around the 15th century, this is an imposing structure worthy of visiting for the palazzo itself, and the collections belonging to the National Gallery of the Marche housed on the 1st and 2nd floor. The round floor...More

Thank Anuj_Mithani
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Reviewed 30 May 2018

The Palazzo Ducale is an amazing building, it is enormous. Really its one huge art gallery with some great works of art not to be missed but probably the highlight of the visit was the Dukes Library with walls and doors decorated with the most...More

Thank pendee
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Reviewed 12 May 2018 via mobile

We visited with a friend who was able to give us a great guided tour. The home of Raphael and his famous Mute. Lots of great art and history. About 2 hours needed to see it all

Thank Andy H
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I was there just a month ago. Great place. I don't know if there are private guides but the exhibits are very well curated in English, including the rooms themselves (that is, their historical usage and significance, as well... More
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