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Lovely Historical Palazzo

The palace was the residence of the Dukes of Montefeltro who governed Gubbio for a long period... read more

Reviewed June 24, 2018
Phil570
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Bolton, United Kingdom
How the rich lived

We happened upon the Palazzo Ducale by chance and although we had limited time to stroll around its... read more

Reviewed October 11, 2017
alanroberts619
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Tenby, United Kingdom
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Built in 1476 AD and restructured at the end of the 15th century, this palace is an important example of Renaissance architecture, with an elegant interior surrounding a courtyard built of stones and bricks.
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Via Ducale, Gubbio, Italy
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Reviewed September 26, 2018 via mobile

Opposite the Duomo, so you can't miss it. There is an entrance fee. There are several rooms open to view and in doing so, you get an idea of the grandeur of this place. Original furniture and amazing art work make for an interesting visit....More

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Reviewed June 24, 2018

The palace was the residence of the Dukes of Montefeltro who governed Gubbio for a long period . There is a lovely courtyard with portico on the sides supported by columns. Excavations under the floor have found ancient constructions from the 10th to the 15th...More

Thank Phil570
Reviewed June 7, 2018

The Ducal Palace was a square and stately building but was under some restoration. Alas the five euro tickets we bought was not really worth it. As expected the interior was quite bland although there did appear to be a temporary display on ceramics.

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Reviewed November 18, 2017

If you have any interest in history - especially the rather complicated past of Italy - get to this place - it is stunning and so well presented.

Thank susankeppe
Reviewed October 11, 2017

We happened upon the Palazzo Ducale by chance and although we had limited time to stroll around its 'jaw dropping' rooms before the place was due to close for the day we were so glad we found this treasure. The fee of 5 euros is...More

Thank alanroberts619
Reviewed October 11, 2017

A miniature version of the palace of Urbino, with some very similar characteristics, including a scaled-down courtyard and a “studiolo” decorated with marquetary. There was an exhibition of sculpture by a local artist in the basement, and an exhbitionof posters and a few works from...More

Thank Fudge03
Reviewed October 10, 2017

This is a palace full of paintings, not a lot of anything else but the paintings are wonderful. The information cards that are in each room make your visit very enjoyable. The wonderful wooden studio (even if it is a copy) has been done so...More

Thank RebeccaBlueSky
Reviewed June 17, 2017

Based on some negative reviews, I almost decided to give this a miss - thank goodness I chose to ignore them and make up my own mind. I will accept that, unlike many of the Country piles we visit in the UK, the rooms here...More

Thank johnhouston2
Reviewed January 24, 2017

The palace is magnificent and really makes you feel history, However, bar a couple of rooms it's completely empty..

Thank Paul G
Reviewed December 14, 2016

This is a pigs ear of a visit. The lady at the ticket office is certainly not interested in breaking off her conversation with friends to pay you much attention. It sets the tone for a rather unfriendly and cold place. However, this Renaissance Palace...More

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