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Palazzo Ducale

Piazza Rinascimento, 13, Urbino, Italy
+39 0722 2760
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Piazza Rinascimento, 13, Urbino, Italy
+39 0722 2760
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Reviewed 2 days ago

The Duke certainly had an ego, since he plastered first "FC" and then FE DUX" all over his palace. The building is impressive, even though it had been stripped bare centuries ago by successors and usurpers. Still, what is left is impressive. What couldn't be...More

Thank ProPhotowriter
Reviewed 4 days ago

The Palazzo Ducale dominates Urbino and contains a fascinating collection of art. The palace itself was full of interesting and quirky items and the art collection held within also held my interest. It is not THE most user friendly collection but still to be recommended...More

Thank Caroline S
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Lucky enough it was a Saturday in July so the tower was open ... amazing view of the city! Paintings, rooms, sculptures, Gobelin tapestries... worth the visit!

Thank CirceNiezen
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Fascinating palace which also contains the Galleria Nazionale delle Marche with paintings by Raphael and notable local artists.

Thank CAB1201
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

This palace was built in XV century. Huge and majestic building masterpiece of elegance and harmony.

Thank Mark D
Reviewed 14 June 2017

Wonderful experience. A magnificent building, amazing art collection and all easily manageable. Tip: Visit if you can on a Saturday so that you can go up one of the Towers.

Thank aiw-nj
Reviewed 5 June 2017

Federico da Montefeltro was one of the outstanding rulers and art patrons of the early Renaissance and his palace reflects this. As with most palaces of the period, the treasures have been plundered, but the remaining doors, ceilings and studiolo are wonderful examples of the...More

Thank Una H
Reviewed 2 June 2017 via mobile

We have longed to visit Urbino to see Piero Della Francesca's Flagellation for many years and today we managed the 3 hour drive from Montelpulciano to reach it. We parked in the car park at the bottom of the city and then climbed up the...More

1  Thank spanishmiss
Reviewed 30 May 2017

Our host recommended that we go to the basement area. Boy! was she right. The underground area is large, airy, spacious and shows how the workers prepared the food, cared for the horses and kept the whole palace functioning. self-guiding signs were helpful

1  Thank Cristine C
Reviewed 21 May 2017 via mobile

This is a must visit place being a world heritage site,but the rooms are quite bare and there are only so many religious paintings you can view .On the plus side it's inexpensive to enter .The best of this building is viewed from the outside,...More

1  Thank Sue C
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Response from MChristine72 | Reviewed this property |
Yes, indeed there is an English speaking guide available. If you can plan in advance and ask for him on the day you intend to visit it would be best.