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Palazzo Te

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Address: Viale 13, Mantua, Italy
Phone Number: 0376-323-266
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Mon 1:00 pm - 6:00 pm
Tue - Sun 9:00 am - 6:00 pm

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Awesome frescoes

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... read more

5 of 5 starsReviewed July 21, 2015
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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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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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Seattle, Washington
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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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Plymouth, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 7, 2015

There were just 6 other people in the whole of the Palazzo during our (early season) visit. The frescoes in the room of the giants are one of those sights you never forget.

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Wellington, New Zealand
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 5, 2015

It is amusing to see how the 'nobility' of the past focussed their attentions and wealth. This building is a clever statement in political allegories in its art. It is worth having a guide to explain rooms like the one of the giants or the one filled with erotic pursuits...there are simply so many levels of meaning and intent. There... More 

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naples, italy
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 21, 2015

It is the beginning of latin verse on the tomb of roman poet Vergilius.... Palazzo Te stands in its magnificiency at the entranfe of city centre....worth a day trip

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Mantova
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 3, 2015 via mobile

A perfect example of style and architectural harmony conceived 500 years ago by Giulio Romano. Don't miss it!

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 26, 2015

Lovely, lovely lovely. This was my favourite historic site with it's amazing frescoes. Don't miss this whatever you do. Not far to walk from town centre, otherwise take the short bus or taxi ride. The room of giants stands out in my memory

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 24, 2015

A must-see for lovers of Renaissance art and culture. It's a large site - room after room of art, architecture, and artifacts. Perhaps mainly worth the cost of admission to those with a real interest in this era.

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Vicenza, Italy
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed May 24, 2015

This place is nothing compared to the rooms in Palazzo Ducale. We walked through all the rooms and the strange (risque) art exhibit that was going on... all we could say was "that's it?" The one saving grace was that most of the rooms were described in English, as well as in Italian. We also went upstairs to the 1st... More 

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Additional Information about Palazzo Te

Address: Viale 13, Mantua, Italy
Phone Number: 0376-323-266
Location: Europe  >  Italy  >  Lombardy  >  Province of Mantua  >  Mantua
Open Hours:
Sunday 9:00 am - 6:00 pm
Monday 1:00 pm - 6:00 pm
Tuesday 9:00 am - 6:00 pm
Wednesday 9:00 am - 6:00 pm
Thursday 9:00 am - 6:00 pm
Friday 9:00 am - 6:00 pm
Saturday 9:00 am - 6:00 pm

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