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Palazzo Valenti Gonzaga

Open today: 10:30 AM - 11:30 AM
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A LOT of HISTORY

Interesting history of Mantua and specifically of the family that originally lived in this palace... read more

Reviewed June 7, 2017
27Ruben27
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San Juan, Puerto Rico
Amazing place

We enjoyed our day in Mantua as well as the Gonzaga Palazzo with all of its frescos and history... read more

Reviewed May 26, 2017
basilpesto2016
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Medford, Massachusetts
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Jun 7, 2017
“A LOT of HISTORY”
May 26, 2017
“Amazing place”
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An extraordinary path enriched by the spectacular frescoes by the Flemish painter FRANS GEFFELS (1625-1694) and the magnificent stucco decorations by GIOVAN BATTISTA BARBERINI (1625-1691), through more than 500 years of history, in a fascinating...more
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Via Pietro Frattini 7, 46100, Mantua, Italy
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Reviewed June 7, 2017

Interesting history of Mantua and specifically of the family that originally lived in this palace. Photos, statues, and a lot of memorabilia. Some rooms are used as a Hotel.

Date of experience: May 2017
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Reviewed May 26, 2017

We enjoyed our day in Mantua as well as the Gonzaga Palazzo with all of its frescos and history. Definitely worth a stop.

Date of experience: May 2017
Thank basilpesto2016
Reviewed November 3, 2016 via mobile

Great historical palace! Unbelievable, people can sleep under artistic works from 1500! Great staff Who tell everything about history and works. Like Living in a museum.. Amazing!

Date of experience: November 2016
Thank Marco B
Reviewed May 23, 2016

OK, the palazzo is great, frescos (affreschi we should say), stucco mouldings, etc. but it's slightly whackily put together. The staff are a bit weird, there's "the professor", the obsessive receptionist with her rehearsed spiel and the bizzarre rows of empty seats - slight Roger...More

Date of experience: May 2016
1  Thank Owen M
Alfonso L, Direttore at Palazzo Valenti Gonzaga, responded to this reviewResponded May 28, 2016
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In premessa , mi si lasci dire che personalmente plaudo al diritto di critica , purchè siano le argomentazioni obiettive...More

Reviewed January 24, 2016 via mobile

Thank you for the tour of this beautiful place : the history of valenti Gonzaga's family is wonderfuland now is came back to reality.

Date of experience: January 2016
1  Thank Prakash123455
Reviewed January 6, 2016

It is a palace and you need some time to explore it. It is nicely restored and each room you visit is different.

Date of experience: December 2015
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Reviewed January 2, 2016 via mobile

This is a nicely restored palace in which you can visit two rooms and attend a roughly one hour explanation about concepts related to the baroque, the Italian culture and other concepts (from Benedetto Croce to Ligabue). Half entertaining half obnoxious experience (for 10€). Not...More

Date of experience: January 2016
1  Thank TravellerDonostia
Alfonso L, Direttore at Palazzo Valenti Gonzaga, responded to this reviewResponded January 3, 2016
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BAROCCO vs. CORRIDA Gli edifici storici raccontano le gesta degli uomini ! Il monumentale Palazzo Barocco, facente parte del SISTEMA...More

Reviewed August 29, 2015

It is amazing the historical importance of this place. The castle was incredible and yet no one ever mentions it as a tourist spot. W want to go back and use it as a base to explore the rest of that part of Italy.

Date of experience: July 2015
2  Thank Experience802705
Reviewed August 16, 2015

don't miss this amazing palace. as you go along the visit, the rooms get better and better. the beginning of the route through this palace begins with a few rooms that suggest restoration is in process... but then you get upstairs and each room has...More

Date of experience: August 2015
1  Thank Michael T
Reviewed April 29, 2015

Magnificent, exclusive and unique stay in Italy at Mantova to discover the museum and other museums of the city and churches.

Date of experience: April 2015
1  Thank ChampagneLavergne
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