Museo Civico di Sansepolcro, Sansepolcro

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View what some claim to be the best painting in the world at Museo Civico di Sansepolcro, a small museum that proves an unexpected gem. Though size of the structure itself does not impress much, the museum's collection of artwork, displayed through 10 halls, is exceptional in scope. Here, you can view "The Resurrection," a fresco by Piero della Francesca that writer Aldous Huxley named the world's greatest painting in 1925. Tour the site and spend some time with Piero's paintings, as well as works from Matteo di Giovanni, Raffaellino del Colle, and more. With our international travel planner, Sansepolcro attractions like Museo Civico di Sansepolcro can be center stage of your vacation plans, and you can find out about other attractions like it, unlike it, near it, and miles away.
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  • As with many Italian museums this one was worth a diversion which is now taking us to the coast. The newly restored Della Francesco Polyptych of Mercy is remarkably graphic and the museum is a...  more »
  • Not many paintings here but it's quality not quantity that you will find. A definite must on the Piero trail. A lovely little town too.  more »
  • Terrific art works and a da Vinci exhibit.
  • The museum is renewed with interactive screens that explain details of the masterpieces and the city.

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