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Tucked away up to one side of the main street down to the West gate, this small chapel is thankfully only lightly visited. The outside is unremarkable and when you step in for a moment you think the guide book exaggerated. Then you pass through...More
2.5 Euros per person. They give you a little card of information. Took me about 5 minutes and I had seen the whole thing. That is with stopping and looking at the art. Wasn't impressed as much of the other TripAdvisor reviewers.
This small chapel has an amazing set of frescoes by Salimbeni that are in some ways equal in interest to the Giotto frescos in the Scrovegni chapel in Padova. As others have noted, the more closely you look, the more you discover in the rich...More
Of course everyone goes to the palazzo ducal in Urbino, and it's as wonderful as expected, but the oratorio is not to be missed. The frescoes are just wonderful and should really be seen before the palazzo, since it is earlier than most of their...More
The oratorio was built for the confraternity of St John the Baptist. This small chapel is easy to walk past but inside all the walls are covered in the most spectacular 15th century frescoes. The frescoes were some of the first showing scenes from daily...More
The oratorio is tiny and features a large crucifixion over the altar and the story of St John the Baptist along the right hand wall as you face the altar. There is a detailed English handout that describes the content of what you are viewing....More
A small space, but well-preserved and lit. Most of the frescoes were by one artist, a couple by a different one, and once you look you can see the difference. when we visited, a family was there, with kids in tow and the family dog....More