Palazzo Ducale Mantova, Mantua

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More like a small city than a palace, Palazzo Ducale Mantova features 500 rooms built from the 14th century onwards. It covers 3.5 hectares (8.6 acres). Explore the complex's buildings, inner courtyards, and gardens. You'll see large frescoes, intricate wooden detailing, Roman artifacts, and paintings by local and famous Italian artists. Visit the duke's apartments, which for four centuries was home to Mantua's Gonzaga family. Use our Mantua trip itinerary planning website to visit Palazzo Ducale Mantova on your trip to Mantua, and learn what else travelers and our writers recommend seeing nearby.
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  • We had high expectations and were not disappointed. Do pay the extra and visit the camera degli sposi, which is breath-taking. There are very good explanations of all pictures and other features...  more »
  • This palazzo is under-rated. Room after unbelievable room, with some of the most significant tapestries and art work in Northern Italy. We visited in July 2020 and the place was empty, which was to...  more »
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