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Urbino

The famous renaissance city of Urbino, the birthplace of Raphaello is well worth a visit.

The city is full of steep narrow streets leading to piazzas, few cars are allowed into the city, so it is a pleasant, healthy and interesting walk.

The Duke's palace is a large imposing building and the centre piece of the walled city. The palace contains two famous paintings by Piero della Francesca, 'The Ideal City' and 'Flagellation'.

Bevenuto ad Urbino

This photo shows the street leading up from the main carpark into the centre of Urbino.

Pros and Cons
  • Pros:Pretty, historic, university town.
  • Cons:Off the beaten track
  • Last visit to Urbino: Oct 2004
  • Intro Updated Oct 24, 2004
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  • Bunsch's Profile Photo
    Sep 6, 2010 at 7:57 AM

    I really enjoyed seeing your pictures. Sounds like you had a great trip --

  • deecat's Profile Photo
    Aug 3, 2006 at 6:47 PM

    Fantastic photos in your travelogues. You seem to have captured the aura of Urbino. I think I will enjoy it.

  • Skipkoo's Profile Photo
    Mar 22, 2004 at 12:32 AM

    We so enjoyed the people watching here!! Still sorting out our pics from our 2003 visit to Marche area. Late as usual and afraid that some are going to be mixed up, will do our best :-) forgive us for any mistakes!

  • olja1234's Profile Photo
    Mar 20, 2004 at 5:43 AM

    Very nice. Great photos in the travelogue. Thanks!

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