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IMPRESSIVE FORTRESS WITH MANTEGNA'S MASTERPIECE

Impressive medieval fortress, protected by deep moats filled with water (do walk around them to... read more

Reviewed 2 weeks ago
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new york
Impressive Castle in Mantova

My wife and I took a side trip from Verona to Mantova and visited the San Giorgio castle. The tour... read more

Reviewed 2 weeks ago
Lee F
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2 weeks ago
“IMPRESSIVE FORTRESS WITH MANTEGNA'S MASTERPIECE”
2 weeks ago
“Impressive Castle in Mantova”
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Via San Giorgio, 46100 San Giorgio di Mantova, Mantua, Italy
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Impressive medieval fortress, protected by deep moats filled with water (do walk around them to admire the humourous and beautiful works of art placed on the water: in September 2018, there were horses, as well as beautiful tuttus, a parody of swans) Built in the...More

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Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

My wife and I took a side trip from Verona to Mantova and visited the San Giorgio castle. The tour of the grounds and buildings were very interesting, as was the video of the years of that it took to build the castle. Mantova is...More

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Reviewed 3 September 2017 via mobile

A 14th century fortress enlarged and rebuilt by the Gonzaga family to protect Mantua in the 15th century. It is a worthwhile visit and is part of the visit to the Palazzo Ducale. Yo a S.

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Reviewed 8 June 2017

Very old town full of interesting buildings and churches etc. Lots of cobbled streets and shops to wander round. The Castle was built between 1395 and 1406 and designed by Bartolino da Novaro, a renowned military architect at the time. The Ducal Palace was added...More

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