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Palazzo Ducale

Piazza Rinascimento 13, 61029 Urbino, Italy
+39 0722 2760
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Suggested Duration: 1-2 hours
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Piazza Rinascimento 13, 61029 Urbino, Italy
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"piero della francesca"
in 12 reviews
"ducal palace"
in 16 reviews
"art collection"
in 7 reviews
"wood inlay"
in 8 reviews
"national gallery"
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"couple of hours"
in 4 reviews
"musical instruments"
in 4 reviews
"the study"
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"two hours"
in 5 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"
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"galleria nazionale"
in 6 reviews
"pay attention"
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"must visit place"
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Reviewed 1 week ago 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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Reviewed 2 weeks ago

The ducal palace is a magnificient museum. Free on Sundays and you can climb the towers on Saturday. In order to climb the towers you must enter the museum. You only have to pay if you visit the second floor where the apartments of the...More

Thank rcmontex
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We were late, so we could not visit this palace and gallery inside. But from outside the palace looks very magnificent. It is really nice to walk around the palace and then maybe drink a coffee nearby.

Thank Soccca
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Reviewed 4 weeks ago

The Ducal Palace is very big, dominating the small city of Urbino. Much of the interior is now bare walls, with some surviving decoration. Really it is the art that makes it worth visiting and occasionally it does link up with the original builders where...More

1  Thank Europhile-7
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Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Exterior is amazing, interior appears to be ripped off. I thought I was walking in a Calvinism palace with walls and ceilings all painted white. The decorations could improve. The gardens also need some work. The tower view pretty awesome and you get some great...More

Thank Grant I
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Reviewed April 4, 2018

You can't visit Urbino and not get a guided tour of the house and on the life of a person that changed the course of history like the Duke of Urbino, added bonus the two Rafaels that are on display in the castle!

Thank nra4c
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Reviewed March 5, 2018

Beautiful palace in beautiful Urbino! The Palazzo Ducale is the main attraction of Urbino, and it looks impressive, especially from outside and from the courtyards. The interior of the palace houses the Art Gallery of the Marche, with a number of outstanding works of art...More

2  Thank AndrewLa1
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Reviewed February 23, 2018 via mobile

Great building in very good condition. Art museum was reasonable but not many Raffaele paintings. Be sure to visit the underground rooms.

2  Thank AnnaBrendan
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Reviewed February 11, 2018 via mobile

You just feel like crying of emotion when you go into the main courtyard. Wonderful place, very well kept, amazing art collection. Pity that the guards speak among them almost shouting... It was a bit shocking. Evviva Urbino!!!!! :-)

Thank SoloRaquel
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Reviewed November 19, 2017 via mobile

We had pre bought entry tick as we though will make easy for us to get in with a pram, we have received an email after completing the purchase of the entry ticket it states we can ether print the PDF or show the staff...More

3  Thank Thomas J
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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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