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Palazzo Ducale

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Piazza Rinascimento 13, 61029 Urbino, Italy
+39 0722 2760
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Reviewed 5 days ago via mobile

The main attraction of Urbino - Palazzo Ducale with Galeria Nazionale built in the 15th century. For those who like paintings - you can see one of the most important collections of Renaissance paintings in the world including Raphael’s paintings who was born in Urbino....More

Thank Hana S
Reviewed 1 week ago

The Ducal Palace (Italian: Palazzo Ducale) is a Renaissance building in the Italian city of Urbino in the Marche. One of the most important monuments in Italy, it is listed as UNESCO World Heritage Site since 1998 The Ducal Palace in Urbino was built at...More

Thank Monica S
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

This town is a hidden gem within Italy, and that's saying something. This "palace"is just stunning inside and out. The building is beautifully preserved and in excellent condition, the outside is just spectacular when viewed from the area near the city walls. Urbino should be...More

Thank daffystjob
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

The Palazzo Ducale is very impressive. It is a very well kept monument which is also the symbol of this charming town and one has to visit it. Sculptures of Giò Pomodoro can be admired in the huge corridors of the castel. The Palazzo Ducale...More

Thank Filipppo2104
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

A gem of Renaissance architecture that gives you a sense of the sophistication of Duke Federico and his determination to create a cultural masterpiece in his small duchy. The inner courtyard is sublime and you can visit the stables/kitchens below to get an idea of...More

Thank Simon N
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Must see in Urbino. The palace is really beautiful, it takes around two hours to see it all but it is worth the visit

Thank AmberB001
Reviewed 10 August 2018

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
Reviewed 1 August 2018

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

Thank VadimM67
Reviewed 19 July 2018

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

Thank kimibar
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.

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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