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Address: Piazza Raffaello 1, 06122, Perugia, Italy
Phone Number: 075-573-3864

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Raphael. Do you need another reason?

Part of the fun of this place, is you feel like you're discovering something others have not. It's in the "back" of old town Perugia. One of the greatest artists to ever live... read more

4 of 5 starsReviewed July 5, 2016
Steveage
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Rexburg, Idaho
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Melbourne, Australia
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1 of 5 stars Reviewed July 16, 2016 via mobile

If you appreciate Raphael's work, you will probably be happy. If you are a sight-seeing tourist, you might be disappointed if your group pays €3 a head to see this one partially restored artwork. Tip: if you are going to go in as a family group, send one person in first. They can give you a "yes" or "no" for... More 

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Rexburg, Idaho
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 5, 2016 via mobile

Part of the fun of this place, is you feel like you're discovering something others have not. It's in the "back" of old town Perugia. One of the greatest artists to ever live, Raffaello Sanzio da Urbino, painted the top section of a fresco in San Severo. It's just beautiful! It is one fresco, that's it. I paid the 4... More 

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Rome, Italy
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 8, 2016

San Severo was off the beaten path but worth the walk with frescoes by Raphael and Perugino. It is also near a wall with a beautiful view.

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Charlottesville, Virginia, United States
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 3, 2016

By all means take the short walk from the town center to see this fine work by Raphael before he left Perugia.

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Silver Spring, Maryland, United States
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 20 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 18, 2016

There is only one room to see, but what a room! The only remaining frescoes by Raffaello in Perugia. Sublime, and in good condition - the colors of the painting are vivid. No photos allowed! Helpful descriptions in English and Italian.

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Thank Kai S
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38 reviews
15 attraction reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 17, 2016

We were told of this fresco by Raphael by an English couple in the National Galleria di Perugia and we walked uphill quite a ways to see it, but it was totally worth it because it is Raphael practicing to do his fresco in Rome, the Disputa. Watch out for the guy at the ticket office there; he directed several... More 

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London
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 12, 2016

Tucked away down a quiet back street just a few minutes walk from Piazza IV Novembre is San Severo where you can see the frescoes which are Raphael's only confirmed work in Perugia. I arrived just after 5 and had the place to myself. It was a treat to sit and contemplate it in peace. Cost 3 euros, with concessions.

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Porto Alegre, RS
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed March 15, 2016

I have to say, I expected more, especially since you have to pay to see it. It's really just a small room with a fresco from Raffaello, which isnt' even in the best shape it could be. The room is small and there's only one bench for people to sit and admire the artwork. The piece itself is beautiful and... More 

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norfolk
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115 reviews
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 63 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 27, 2016

Although small, this chapel is well-worth a look in order to see the only Raphael fresco left in Perugia. It is located a short distance from the Duomo and is often open.

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Brookline, Massachusetts
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed September 25, 2015

This preserved chapel contains a rare fresco by Raphael. I did not enjoy it as much as other religious art to be seen here, partly because the fresco has suffered much through water and human damage.

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