Sights in Mantua

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Mantua is renowned for its Palazzo Ducale, only one of the many pallazos in the city. There are several interesting museums and don't forget to pay a visit to the various palazzos and churches when you want to see the work and impact of painters such as Montegna and Romano.

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Museo Tazio Nuvolari Learco Guerra

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type:Museums
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address:Piazza Broletto 9
openinghours:Tue-Sun 10am-1pm 3:30-6:30pm.
tel:0376 327929

Palazzo Ducale

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'City within a city', that's how they name the 13th century palace complex of the family Gonzaga. Huge collection of drawings and paintings and various gardens that might be mistaken for a labyrinth.

type:Palaces
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address:Piazza Sordello 39
openinghours:Tue-Sat 9am-2pm 2:30-6pm.
tel:0376 320283

Palazzo Te (Museo Civico)

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Named after the little island Tetejo where the pleasure garden of the Gonzaga family used to be, Palazzo Te is a perfect example of Guilio Romano's mannerism. Frescoes, gardens, paintings and enormous rooms will keep your eyes occupied for at least a few hours.

type:Palaces
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address:Viale Te 1
openinghours:9am-6pm
tel:0376 369198

Museo Diocesano Francesco Conzaga

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address:Piazza Virgiliana 55
openinghours:9:30-12am 2:30-5pm.
tel:0376 320602

Palazzo d'Arco

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Neoclassical palace with a fine collection of paintings from the 18th century painter Guiseppe Bazzini from Mantua.

type:Palaces
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address:Piazza d’Arco 1
openinghours:Daily 10am-5pm.
tel:0376 322242

Duomo (San Pietro)

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Orinally a Gothic church but due to a great fire in the 16th century redecorated by Guilio Romano.

type:Churches & Cathedral
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address:V. Fr. Cairoli
openinghours:9-12am 2-6pm

Sant'Andrea

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One of the most renowned Renaissance churches in Lombardy, designed by Leon Battista Alberti. Inside the tomb of the famous painter Andrea Mantagna.

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address:Piazza Mantegna
openinghours:9-12am 2-6pm

San Francesco

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This Gothic church used to house the Gonzaga families' grave chapel, but most of it was removed and destroyed when it was used as an arms depot at the time of the French.

type:Churches & Cathedral
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address:Via Scarc.
openinghours:9-12am 1-6pm.

San Sebastano

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Second church in Mantua planned by Leon Battista Alberti.

type:Churches & Cathedral
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address:Via Acerbi

Museo di Palazzo d'Arco

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type:Museums
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address:Piazzo d'Arco 1
openinghours:10am-1:30pm 2-5pm.
tel:0376 322242

Museo Civico

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address:Viale Te
openinghours:Tue-Sun 9am-6pm.
tel:0376 323266

Teatro Scientifico

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Dating from the 18th century and inaugurated by Mozart, this late baroque theatre is still used for lectures and plays.

type:Museums
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address:Voa dell’Accademia 47
openinghours:9:30-12am 3-6pm.
tel:0376 327653

Museo of Risorgimento

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Temporarily closed because of restoration activities.

type:Museums
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address:Piazza Sordello 42a
tel:0376 327240

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