Jan 28, 2012

Urbania, the ancient Casteldurante
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Urbania is a pretty medieval town in Le Marche where you can experience Italian life in a friendly “provincia”atmosphere. Although the ancient Casteldurate is an hilltop town is flat, making it pleasant for walking especially because all the attractions are all within walking distance of one another. What to see.Urbania’s Ducal Palace, once the summer residence of the Duke of Urbino, now houses the Civic Museum, library, and art gallery. As you walk through the palace you’ll see historical ceramics, paintings, engravings, and a globe and map collection.Urbania’s mummies cemetery in the Chiesa dei Morti or Church of the Dead has 18 naturally mummified corpses on display. Read more about the Urbania Mummies CemeteryMuseo Diocensano, the former Bishop’s residence, displays ceramics and paintings from the 1300’s to 1900’s.Ceramics are produced in small family-run workshops in Urbania. You’ll find high quality ceramics for sale in several ceramics shops around town, but one of the best is Ceramica d’Arte L’Antica Casteldurante di Gilberto Galavotti e Giuliano Smacchia, Piazza Cavour 4.Click on the photo for more
Via www.urbania-casteldurante.it

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Mariano Pallottini

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