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Oratorio di San Giovanni Battista

Closed Now: 10:00 AM - 1:00 PM, 3:00 PM - 6:00 PM
Open today: 10:00 AM - 1:00 PM, 3:00 PM - 6:00 PM
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Via Federico Barocci 31, 61029 Urbino, Italy
+39 0722 910259
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Reviewed 2 days ago

It is amazing how you can spend a great deal of time in this single room, captured by the frescoes depicting life and death of San Giovanni. Absolutely to be seen. Buy the combined ticket - cost 5 Euros - to visit also the adjacent...More

Date of experience: September 2019
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

What is so nice about this is you can take your time. Simply wonderful. The old stories are told by paintings on the wall. Beautiful.

Date of experience: August 2019
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Reviewed August 6, 2019

The Oratorio di San Giovanni Battista features some extraordinarily beautiful frescoes, including a stunning one of the Crucifixion. A real gem.

Date of experience: July 2019
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Reviewed June 3, 2019

This is a very simple church but it is well worth the ticket price (€5 for San Giovanni and nearby San Giuseppe) as the frescos are simply outstanding. That's all there is to say! Just sit and soak them in for as long as you...More

Date of experience: May 2019
Thank Henry K
Reviewed April 29, 2019

This small chapel has 2 walls with very well preserved frescoes from the early 15th century, which are very much worth seeing. On the other 2 walls the frescoes are less well preserved. There is an information sheet worth reading while watching the scenes. The...More

Date of experience: April 2019
Thank KatrienS955
Reviewed February 26, 2019

We were stunned by the spectacular well preserved frescoes from 2 painters we didn't know though we indulge in knowing quite a lot about Italian painting from that period. The frescoes are a real wonder and deserve an hour visit in order to fully appreciate...More

Date of experience: February 2019
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Reviewed October 30, 2018 via mobile

The Oratory of San Giovanni Batista was erected on 1393 in Urbino. I heard that it is assumed that at one time the oratory was completely painted. The St John cycle, of which twelve scenes are well preserved and five survive in fragments, completely covers...More

Date of experience: October 2018
Thank akikon281
Reviewed October 22, 2018

The paintings (murals) in the Oratorio are so beautiful you have to go and see them if you get a chance. The Oratorio ia a fairy small museum which takes most people less than an hour to visit but is is absolutely fabulous. The pictures...More

Date of experience: September 2018
Thank RP-Netherlands
Reviewed October 6, 2018

i was reluctant to go into another church so sent my husband in first. he immediately came out and said i had to go in as well. glad i did. just beautiful. we have seen many frescoes in different cities but these are just as...More

Date of experience: September 2018
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Reviewed October 4, 2018 via mobile

The sign to go here is not really clear. We can take 2 different small street to come here. It’s near Oratory St. Joseph. Many interesting historical story here but the museum (oratory) is small. Entrance Ticket is €2.50 per person.

Date of experience: October 2018
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