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Basilica di Santa Barbara

Piazzetta S. Barbara, 46100, Mantua, Italy
+39 0376 365518
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Fascinating building

A wonderful architectural expression of the Catholic Reformation of the sixteenth century, luminous... read more

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Grantley M
A church with personality

The open character of this church, just next to the Castello di San Giorgi, makes it a nice... read more

Reviewed 29 May 2017
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“Fascinating building”
29 May 2017
“A church with personality”
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Piazzetta S. Barbara, 46100, Mantua, Italy
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Reviewed yesterday

A wonderful architectural expression of the Catholic Reformation of the sixteenth century, luminous and elegantly proportioned. The original Antegnati organ (1565) is justly famous.

Thank Grantley M
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Reviewed 29 May 2017

The open character of this church, just next to the Castello di San Giorgi, makes it a nice prologue to the Castello visit; just go walk and see, you'll see also some of the marks the earthquake 2012 has left on the church.

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Reviewed 12 November 2016

This church is in the Palazzo Ducale complex. It was the palace chapel commissioned by Gulgielmo I Gonzaga as his final resting place. It contains painting by Lorenzo Costa the Younger, and an impressive Renaissance organ. In October, it was only open on Sundays except...More

Thank Kevin P
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Reviewed 25 March 2016

It is well worth looking out when visiting the Cathedral for advertisements for concerts which take place here. The atmoshphere is very serene and the accoustics are extremely good.

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Reviewed 30 May 2015

I found this amazing place just by chance wandering around Mantova, I visited the church inside and the sacristy as well, I was amazed by the huge collection of painting and frescos keept in both places, maybe richer than an art museum. So the church...More

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