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Castello San Giorgio

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Address: Piazza Sordello 40, 46100, Mantua, Italy
Phone Number: 20152004
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Castello San Giorgio is part of the Ducal Palace located in the city of Mantova, It is a reddish castle and dates back to the Middle Ages, from the time of the Gonzaga family... read more

4 of 5 starsReviewed 1 week ago
SabrjnaF
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Malta

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Malta
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

Castello San Giorgio is part of the Ducal Palace located in the city of Mantova, It is a reddish castle and dates back to the Middle Ages, from the time of the Gonzaga family. Amazing!

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Thank SabrjnaF
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5 reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

This place was surprisingly huge and you have to use bicycles to traverse if you want to see a lot or you can put your trainers on and explore. Stone walkways and lots of preserved sites along with a more modern touch for some of the retailers.

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Thank Omar D
Ljubljana, Slovenia
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 157 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 6, 2016

It is a typical medieval castle. A short walk from the city centre, but you need more time then I got it to explore it..

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London, United Kingdom
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 166 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 1, 2016

This is THE must-do in Mantua - a world heritage site. The Castle along with the palace next door make up a fabulous complex of buildings with fantastic interiors and treasures. Thoroughly worth the visit, a short walk from the centre, make sure you allow plenty of time for the self-guided tour.

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Sacramento, California
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed December 21, 2015

Explore the evolving architecture styles in Mantua in this place and get an appreciation of how buildings changed to meet needs of the time.

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Thank Dean1950
Limoges, France
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 38 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed December 30, 2014

You can only admire this wonderful catle from outside, because to visit it you must enter the "Palazzo Ducale", in "Piazza Sordello" : the two buildings (and others, also) are connected from inside. Works are in progress, inside and outside, due to the heartquake that hit Mantova in 2012.

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Thank Sara G
Tortona, Italy
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed October 9, 2014

The famous Saint George castle, this beautiful attraction is located a short distance from the historic city center, opposite the long lake and within walking distance from anywhere in the city without any problem. A beautiful example of medieval fortress perfectly intact and well preserved over the centuries, powerful walls around it and a small pond, in the classic buildings... More 

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Philadelphia, PA
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 45 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 5, 2014

A beautiful restored castle and wonderful museum. You could spend the day, but 3 hours suffices. You can feel the power and wealth of the ruling families.

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London, United Kingdom
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed September 9, 2014

only one/two rooms to visit so its really an in and out thing taking up to about five minutes as you are there you might as well take the time

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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 55 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 22, 2014 via mobile

The castle is temporarily under repairmen because of the earthquake two years ago. But the room of the most famous dome painting is still open. It's amazingly beautiful, the angels are So innocent And cute:)) the river surround the castle is So clear And I was imagine How wonderful it would be to lie on the grass there in front... More 

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