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Oratorio di San Giuseppe

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Address: Via Federico Barocci 3, 61029 Urbino, Italy
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+39 0722 2613

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Realistic stucco nativity

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... read more

4 of 5 bubblesReviewed 1 week ago
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New York City, New York
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

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

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5 of 5 bubbles 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 had his court in exile in Urbino and was linked to the confraternity of San... More 

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5 of 5 bubbles 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.

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5 of 5 bubbles 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.

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5 of 5 bubbles 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.

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