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Address: Viale 13, Mantua, Italy
Phone Number: 0376-323-266
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A must do site!

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... read more

5 of 5 starsReviewed May 26, 2015
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Gloucestershire
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 26, 2015 NEW

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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Brooklyn, New York
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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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Santa Fe, NM
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40 attraction reviews
95 helpful votes 95 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 15, 2015

Stunning interiors. The apartments are more interesting than those at the Palazzo Valenti Gonzaga, but more are very worthwhile visiting. Be sure to have reservations if you go on a busy travel week. We encountered long lines and about a 30-45 minute wait to get in. Worth the wait.

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 10, 2015

Beautiful. Full with renaissance and neoclassical art. Absolutely astonishing. The palace is in reality a Villa because it was outside the city walls. It's the most important work by Giulio Romano, the architect that designed it. It is a MANDATORY visit if you're in Mantova or nearby (Verona, Modena, etc)

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Fair Oaks, California
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 5, 2015

A beautiful palazzo in fine shape with extraordinary frescoes in several rooms. The Room of the Giants is a one of a kind experience in the art world. If you are looking for something different after endless beautiful but similar palace rooms elsewhere, then this is your place. The grounds and garden are inviting as well.

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seattle, wa
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 3, 2015

A must see in Mantua but book it with a guide. You will not regret the visit. It is the only palace in Italy completely devoid of religious theme. Known as a "palace of pleasure", you'll see the most exquisite (and explicit) expression of human sensuality and sexuality.

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MILANO
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 28, 2015

Palazzo Te was conceived as a hideaway for 16th-century Duke Federico's trysts with his mistress. Created by one of the greatest Renaissance painters and architects, Giulio Romano, the palazzo has some of the most spectacular frescoes I have seen. If you're short on time, wander through the rooms and don't miss the grotesque giants and monsters in the Sala dei... More 

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Lausanne, Switzerland
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 28, 2015

Went there at Easter with kids, great decoration, lots to see, entertainment for the whole family. Take a break when moving from one building to another and let the kids run in the garden. Entry fee absolutely fair.

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 17, 2015

I found this visit interesting and somehow entertaining. The colourful and impressive renovation makes the Palazzo different than other place you can visit in he area, creating a very distinctive impression that will last in your memory.

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