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Mantua Old City Centre Walking Tour
"You are going to discover the fascinating city-centre of Mantua starting from the courtyards and gardens of the the Ducal Residence of the Gonzaga Lords the magnificent Palazzo Ducale and the Cathedral overlooking the cobbled Piazza Sordello. Going further with our stroll we’ll encounter the medieval squares of the Communal era such as Piazza Broletto and Piazza delle Erbe with picturesque crenellated Palazzo del Podestà and Palazzo della Ragione then entering the intimate palatine church of Matilda of Canossa
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Mantua City Centre Walking Tour
"Mantua is a little breathtaking gem; little known or barely remembered before loved afterwards. The beauty of Mantua however is not only in its magnificent buildings but also in the beautiful squares and the charming alleys lined with arcades and pretty houses. Mantua is small but spectacular and surrounded by beautiful natural environment where art nature cultural heritage
From EUR77.00
 
Mantua and the Ferrari City
"Italy’s secret destination? Mantua! It is bypassed by tourists but Italians know it as La Bella Addormentata (the sleeping beauty) because it hasn't changed since the Middle Ages.The pick up will be at 8:00 AM to discover this charming city. In Mantua palaces stately villas parks and town are built in accordance with the Renaissance architectural style. Mantua and Sabbioneta compose an UNESCO World Heritage Site. It is one the most fascinating cities in the northern Italy for its artistic and historical heritage. Th still reflected today in its historic center. During the morning you can explore this amazing city and its main attractions like the Palazzo Ducale home of the Gonzaga family. It is a huge complex of buildings
From EUR675.00

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Piazza Sordello

Piazza Sordello was named after Sordello da Goito who was a poet living in Mantova in the XIII century. It is the largest square in Mantova. This square was built in 1330 after several old houses...
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Piazza delle Erbe

This is another square surrounded by ancient buildings. Piazza delle Erbe; herbs' square. It is bordered by Palazzo del Podestà; built in the XII century and restored in the 1400. Near this palace...
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Mantua canals, another Venice of Italy

Mantua (or Mantova) is built at the bend in a river and like many places around the globe they took advantage to bring the water into their city. Here, like in Venice they have canals and if you have...
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Saint Peters Cathedral of Mantua

While we did not have time in our whirlwind tour of Mantua to enter the Cathedral, thought I would enter it for the information so the next traveler could make it inside.Some information at...
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Basilica of Saint Andrea

Once again used the wikipedia for information here in Mantua, the link is here,http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Basilica_of_Sant%27Andrea,_Mantuathat is if you would like more history and photos.What...
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Rotunda de Saint Lorenzo

When we walked into the central square we saw this small building that looked out of place, or out of time with the buildings surrounding it. Since this was not a planned trip, but rather a surprise...
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one of the most romantic cities in my country

Beautiful things to see and do in Mantua:Palazzo TèPalazzo DucaleSant'Andrea churchPiazza Sordello, Piazza delle ErbeShopping among old palaces in the old townLiterature Festival every year in...
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Planning your visit to Mantova

This is a little city with all attraction concentrated in small central area of the old town= 1/4-1/8 of it inside walls. So, you don't need more than 3-4 hour to view them all.Take this consideration...
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Unique, Hidden "Gems"

The great thing about Mantova (Mantua) is that if you just walk, you will discover many hidden "gems" such as the one in the picture of the grotesque fountain. What a "hoot" When we stumbled upon it,...
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Famous people

Mantova has rich cultural and artistic heritage. It’s a town of famous Countess Matilde di Canossa, Isabella d’Este, Publio Virgilio Marone, Andrea Mantegne and others. Old part of town has a lot of...
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Piazza Concordia 14, Mantova, Lombardy, 46100, Italy
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Strada Ghisiolo 6, Mantova, 46100, Italy
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Corso Garibaldi 32, Mantova, Lombardy, 46100, Italy
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Via S.Cognetti De Martiis,1, Mantova, 46100, Italy
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Via Bachelet, 18, San Giorgio, Mantova, Lombardy, 46030, Italy
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Piazza Don Leoni 24, Mantova, Lombardy, 46100, Italy
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Top Things to Do in Mantova

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St George's Castle

Castello di San Giorgio or the Castle of Saint George was built on the ruins of the church of Santa Maria di Capo di Bove. Construction continued from 1395 and was accomplished in 1406. It was...
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Palazzo Ducale

Ducal palace (original name:Palazzo Ducale di Mantova) is famous landmark of Mantova. This is in fact whole complex or a group of buildings. It was built between the 14th and the 17th century. Famous...
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Chiesa di San Francesco

Chiesa di San Francesco or Church of Saint Francis of Assisi is my favorite church in Mantua. Church was founded by Franciscan monks in 1305 although their house existed at that place several decades...
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Cathedral - Duomo di San Pietro

Mantua Cathedral (Italian: Duomo di Mantova) or precisely Cattedrale di San Pietro apostolo. It have impressive details and design on front side. It had and great Romanesque bell tower and nice Gothic...
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Basilica di Sant'Andrea

The Basilica of Sant'Andrea is a Roman Catholic church and it is also and co-cathedral and minor basilica. This church was one of the major works of 15th-century Renaissance architecture in Northern...
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Palazzo del Te

Te Palace (Italian: Palazzo del Te or better known as Palazzo Te) was our last stop in Mantova before we go to our next destination - Modena. We didn't enter, even main gate was close at time of our...
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Odiseya

"Mantova in 2014"
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"City Full Of Art, Churches, Palazzos, and Lakes"
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"Mantova: a little lost paradise"
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