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Palazzo Ducale Mantova

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Piazza Sordello 40, 46100, Mantua, Italy
+39 0376 352100
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Reviewed 5 days ago via mobile

The Ducal Palace complex and St George’s Castle are a series of magnificent buildings. It’s huge and undoubtedly costly and complex for the government to run. Unfortunately this is all too obvious. The first oddity is the ticket office, which mysteriously is not at the...More

Thank BettyRuLes2
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Nice castle, great frescos, lots of history about the Gonzaga family. Nice collection of ancient artifacts and right in the center of town. If you visit Mantua, you must go there. Tickets cost 13 Euros.

Thank CoachLo
Reviewed 11 August 2018

Luxurious palace filled with great art work including Camera degli Sposi and tapestries designed by Rafael.

Thank Lawrence H
Reviewed 17 July 2018

We visited on a Saturday and the palace and castle were reasonably quiet. The frescos were stunning, although at 12 euro each the entrance fee seemed on the expensive side!

Thank toby187
Reviewed 13 July 2018

The Palace and the Fortress are nice and the paintings are very nice and worth a visit. The place could be kept in a better state.

Thank Architecture12
Reviewed 2 July 2018 via mobile

Huge palace with an incredible amount of art and ‘decor’, just great to stroll and pick a few of the incredible piece of room decor and art

Thank wellh0e
Reviewed 27 June 2018

When you buy the ticket for Palazzo Ducale, you get the access to the palace, castle (Castello di San Giorgio) and (famous?) Camera degli Sposi. You should be able to see the palace gardens also, but they were closed for some reason when we were...More

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Reviewed 19 June 2018 via mobile

This is not a place to see how people lived, or old furniture, or exhibitions on former residents. Rather this is some collections of artwork spread out, I would not recommend it to small children as it gets boring after a while.

Thank Ulrika G
Reviewed 8 June 2018 via mobile

The historians will love this place. It is big and bitsy. Some of it well done especially the palace right at the end. The castle had too many other works displayed that detracted from the history. The video at the end was probably very good...More

Thank Ian S
Reviewed 28 May 2018 via mobile

I’ve visited in may , not in the peak season. The castle itself was OK. You couldn’t really get to the top and there was not really a lot to see. I was semi-disappointed until I continue the rest of the tour. Overall I would...More

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