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Mantegna in Mantua

I recommend visit in San Giorgio Castle .The most important thing in it is Camera degli Sposi... read more

Reviewed 30 July 2015
Great place to visit - very walkable

We travelled from Verona by train ( approx £5 return) - very easy to do and modern trains . Check... read more

Reviewed 30 June 2015
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30 Jul 2015
“Mantegna in Mantua”
30 Jun 2015
“Great place to visit - very walkable”

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Reviewed 30 July 2015

I recommend visit in San Giorgio Castle .The most important thing in it is Camera degli Sposi ("bridal chamber"), sometimes known as the Camera picta ("painted chamber"). A room frescoed with illusionistic paintings by Andrea Mantegna commissioned by Ludovico III Gonzaga, and is notable for...More

Thank 966Dorota
Reviewed 30 June 2015

We travelled from Verona by train ( approx £5 return) - very easy to do and modern trains . Check timetable at Trenitalia. It was a Sat so busy with Italiens shopping but we had a delightful day exploring the major Palazzo's (Ducal and Te)...More

Thank Gloucs
Reviewed 16 February 2015

Crossing the causeway, you can't help but feel that you are approaching a fortified city in the Middle Ages. This World Heritage site is well worth a look. Although there are all modern conveniences tucked into ancient buildings, the atmosphere remains with the narrow cobbled...More

Thank Sheena D
Reviewed 21 April 2014

If you compare Mantua to her avant-garde sister,Ferrara,.... thenyou realise this town is where time stood still. yes,medieval to the core: crooked streets,gothic palaces with no master plan. today,we can still see the blue and gold coffered ceilings,the carved marble lintels and the little music...More

1  Thank Eli B
Reviewed 2 December 2013

I spent 5 days in Mantua and Sabbioneta on a guided tour. Both these cities are World Heritage sites because they are near complete medieval cities. One of the best things is that you can experience the cities easily walking around them. There is no...More

1  Thank haidalondonLondon
Reviewed 23 January 2013

We did a day trip to the UNESCO World Heritage town, Sabbioneta from Mantova on the 'Art Bus'. It's a tiny walled town full of Italian tourists on the weekend. All 16thC architecture and modelled on Mantua and Ferrara. It has a few interesting places...More

Thank Tess13
Reviewed 1 May 2012

Sabbioneta is Vespasiano Gonzaga's town, tiny, but having at least 4 great places to see: Ducal Palace, Palazzo del Giardino (Garden Palace) with its famous Gallery of the Ancient, and Teatro all'antica, a fantastic old theatre, taking your breath away. It makes you wonder at...More

3  Thank Elena-Gioia
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