Following the old ducal road which leads to the
The fifteenth century Palazzo Ducale was built for Federico di Montefeltro by the senese architect Francesco di Giorgio Martini.
It was erected on top of a pre-existing structure which in the thirteenth century was the residence of the Count Brancaleoni. The palace went through various transformations in the sixteenth century by Girolamo Genga and is today home of the museum, the art gallery and the old ducal library.
In it are exhibited sixteenth and seventeenth century paintings from the region of Marche, fourteenth century frescoes, local majolica works, precious manuscripts and incunabula, numerous fifteenth century Spanish gold coins (cinquecentine), global maps and collection of more than two thousand etchings and drawings by various important artists.
The small central church was built by Vanvitelli. Near the hills which graduate towards the Metauro plains there is the eighteenth century Santuario di Battaglia, place of pilgrimage. Outside Urbani’ s fortified wall is the Parco Ducale otherwise known as “Barco”, residence and hunting retreat of the Duke of Urbino. Is a grand villa started by Francesco di Giorgio and continuated by the architect Genga. The small central church was built by Vanvitelli. Near the hills which graduate towards the Metauro plains there is the VIII century Santuario di Battaglia, place of pilgrimage. Close to the small town of
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