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Palazzo Te

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Address: Viale 13, Mantua, Italy
Phone Number: 0376-323-266
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A wonderful piece of renaissance art & architecture that hold some fabulous items of work that can only be called "awesome". It has depictions of all the senses at their maximum.

5 of 5 starsReviewed September 1, 2015
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 1, 2015 NEW

A wonderful piece of renaissance art & architecture that hold some fabulous items of work that can only be called "awesome". It has depictions of all the senses at their maximum.

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Piacenza, Italy
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 16, 2015

A bit pricey - too many staff to pay I suppose, but the ticket was in all fairness a dual entry for the Basilica as well. Good explanations in Italian and English. Allow 60-90 mins if you are an average tourist. Toilets clean, staff knowledgeable and helpful.

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Venice, Italy
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 30 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 11, 2015

The Palazzo Te, its architecture and decoration were planned to stun the illustrious guests of Federico II Gonzaga. Here he entertained the emperor Charles V, who must surely have been very impressed by these most awesome decorations.

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Oakton
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 7, 2015

Wonderful visit tot he Palzzo Te. Amazing frescoes by Guilo Romano who would (and should) be much more famous were it not for his contemporary Michaelangelo. The Sala dei Giganti is really mind blowing. It's so amazing and so vibrant it appears to have been painted in just the past few years rather than 1530 or so. The Sala dei... More 

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Sheffield
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2 of 5 stars Reviewed August 7, 2015

It felt like a long walk, out to the Palazzo Te from the centre of Mantua, in the hot weather this summer. On arrival, we found it was free entry (on a Monday- no idea why or whether this is a regular occurence). A lot of the frescos were relatively uninspiring- the room of the Giants was a notable exception.... More 

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London, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 6, 2015

The extraordinary frescoes of this huge Palazzo are one of the most amazing we have seen in Northern Italy. Do not miss

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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 1, 2015

This beautiful structure is well worth a visit. It is architecturally sumptuous and its filled with notable period paintings.

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Nottingham
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 21, 2015

Well worth a visit , amazing frescoes and not based on religion which is different. Not many visitors so it felt calm and peaceful. We were able to look at each room several times. It was also out of the sunlight on a day when temperatures were in the high thirties.

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Lisburn, United Kingdom
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 45 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 20, 2015

The artwork in this palace has to be amongst the most stunning I have ever seen - almost beyond comprehension even though is dates back to the 16th century. The day we visited the admission fee was waived too.mCertainly a 'must see' - sadly for us, everything else in Mantova was closed!

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 8, 2015

The Palazzo Te lies in the south end of Mantua--a fairly long walk from the town center, so, either a taxi or city bus is suggested. The tour we took included a great deal of detailed lecturing by a local art historian--interesting for the most part, but a bit of a chore for tired feet. The decorative motifs and murals... More 

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