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Galleria Nazionale delle Marche

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Address: Piazza Rinascimento 13 | Palazzo Ducale, 61029 Urbino, Italy
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+39 0722 2760
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08:30 - 14:00
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Mon 08:30 - 14:00
Tue - Sun 08:30 - 19:15
Recommended length of visit: 1-2 hours
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Housed in the massive Palazzo Ducale, this museum features archeological...

Housed in the massive Palazzo Ducale, this museum features archeological remains from the Iron Age and objects dating back to Roman times.

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Il Studiolo is incomparable

While this collection includes works by Raffaello, Peiro Della Francesca, Bellini, Orazio Gentilleschi, ceramics, tapestries, etc.. I found myself gripped by the incredible inlaid... read more

5 of 5 bubblesReviewed 5 days ago
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New York City, New York
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New York City, New York
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 5 days ago NEW

While this collection includes works by Raffaello, Peiro Della Francesca, Bellini, Orazio Gentilleschi, ceramics, tapestries, etc.. I found myself gripped by the incredible inlaid wood decorations throughout the Palace. The height of this work was to be seen in the Duke's Apartments with The Studio

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 25 October 2016

This is the "pay" section of the Palazzo Ducale. Unbelievable highlights lay within from the great masters - get a guide to explain it all to you. Also the Wood carved panels and doors very stunning.

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Nantwich, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 9 October 2016

When we last visited Urbino a couple of years ago, the palace was undergoing restoration and quite a lot of it was closed off. So it was a great pleasure this time to find it back to its beautiful best. While I can think of better Italian art collections than this one, its setting in these elegant and harmonious Renaissance... More 

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Phoenix, Arizona
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 October 2016 via mobile

We made a long drive over the mountains specifically to see this world class art museum, and specifically the works of Piero Della Francesco. The prize piece, the Flagellation of Christ, is amazing in its construction, and it's challenge for interpretation. I get it. It's a masterpiece. For me the haunting eyes of the Christ child, in the Presentation, are... More 

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Switzerland
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 October 2016

Loved this visit and in particular the works of Piero del Francesco. I expected more works by Rafaello but there were many other interestings works to see. Nice little coffeeshop in the beautiful courtyard.

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Citta della Pieve, Italy
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 10 September 2016

A vast collection of religious works, Rafael's Mute and Nude that shocked the people of the time but admired by a pope. Tapestries, St George and the dragon and exquisite marquetry room

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Jerusalem, Israel
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 31 July 2016

OK, I'm biased, I LOVE Piero del Francesco and Ucello. The gallery would still be worth it without the works of those two headliners.

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Cervo, Italia
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 21 June 2016

Of this huge palace, only a limited number of rooms are visible. They are nevertheless impressive. The picture gallery is stunning, with some of the most celebrated Italian artists being represented, first and foremost Raphael. Look for the unmissable and unforgettable Duke's studio, with breath-taking wood inlay masterpieces.

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Pune, India
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 15 June 2016

Very well mantained and displayed artwork, though it can be wearisome to attempt to navigate these rooms on your own. Also, without a guide one misses all the tears and joy associated with a rich period in Latin history.

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Sydney, Australia
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 28 April 2016 via mobile

My previous review of the ducal palace really included this national gallery of Marche. The actual palace is free entry at least on ground floor, but the next two levels hold the collection and the room decorations and is ticket entry. Extremely impressive place, especially the room decorations and enough paintings of note to make thoroughly informative and enjoyable visit.... More 

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