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Museum of Modern and Contemporary Art

Udine’s newest museum brings together a number of bequests, creating a substantial collection of 20th-century Italian artists, including De Chirico, Morandi, Campigli and Mušič. There’s also a surprise horde of nota…
Museum in Udine

Galleria d'Arte Antica

The Galleria d’Arte Antica has a handful of works by Caravaggio (there is a portrait of St Francis in room 7), Carpaccio (with a work showing the adoration of Christ’s blood in room 3) and Tiepolo (several works in …
Cathedral in Udine


The chapels of Udine's 13th-century Romanesque-Gothic cathedral house the Museo del Duomo, with 13th- to 17th-century frescoes in the Cappella di San Nicolò.
Church in Udine

Oratorio della Purità

The intimate Oratorio della Purità has a beautiful, dramatic ceiling painting of the Assumption by Giambattista Tiepolo, and eight biblical scenes in chiaroscuro by his son, Giandomenico, on the walls. The building …
Museum in Udine

Museo del Duomo

Housed in a couple of chapels is the Museo del Duomo, among whose most interesting elements are the 13th- to 17th-century frescoes in the Cappella di San Nicolò.
Museum in Udine


Rebuilt in the mid-16th century after an earthquake in 1511, Udine's castle affords rare views of the city and snowy peaks beyond. It houses a number of different collections, all fascinating. The Museo del Risorgim…
Museum in Udine

Museo Etnografico del Friuli

A small but engrossing museum of daily life, with various exhibitions devoted to the Friulian hearth, unusual spiritual practices, folk medicine, furniture production and dress. The building itself features soaring …
Art Gallery in Udine

Museo Diocesano and Tiepolo Galleries

The drawcard here are the two rooms featuring early frescoes by Giambattista Tiepolo, including the wonderfully over-the-top Expulsion of the Rebellious Angels (1726) at the apex of a grand staircase.
Tower in Udine

Loggia di San Giovanni

A clear reminder of Venetian influence is the Loggia di San Giovanni, which features a clock tower modelled, albeit in squatter format, on the one gracing Venice's Piazza San Marco. As in Venice, Moorish figures str…
Palace in Udine

Palazzo del Comune

Udine's Renaissance heart beats in Piazza della Libertà. The 15th-century Palazzo del Comune, also known as the Loggia del Lionello after its architect (a goldsmith by the name of Nicolò Lionello), is a clear remind…