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Piazza Castello, 46100, Mantua, Italy
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Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

This single room in Mantua’s Ducal Palace complex is a masterpiece of political, cultural and social storytelling by fresco, works painted by Andrea Mantegna and commissioned by the all powerful Gonzaga family in the late 15th century. Amazing, spell binding art.

Date of experience: March 2019
Thank Nicholas H
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

This alone is a reason to visit Mantua, and a requirement once you are there. The frescoed room is located inside the Palazzo Ducale. I was asked at the ticket counter if i had a reservation (the answer was no), but they gave me a...More

Date of experience: March 2019
Thank JohnRegoPark
Reviewed March 5, 2019

If you are visiting Mantua do not miss the Camera degli Sposi. These frescos are magnificent and so well preserved. The ceiling portrays an oculus so real and amazingly beautiful. Wonderful experience!

Date of experience: December 2018
Thank 60Marg
Reviewed March 3, 2019

What can be said that hasn't already be said...One of western's art marvels that justifies by itself a trip to Italy and Mantova. Just awesome. Equal to Giotto's frescoes in Padova or Pietro della Francesca's in Arrezo... So amazingly beautiful. So moving Best it to...More

Date of experience: March 2019
Thank Stéphane L
Reviewed January 18, 2019

If you have time just to visit one sight in Mantua, this is it, the frescoes are stunning and in good condition, the history depicted interesting. Worth the separate ticket of 5.5 euros and the nuisance of the timed entrance. Easy walk up to the...More

Date of experience: January 2019
Thank Travelvery
Reviewed December 9, 2018

We visited in early November: there was nobody else there, we had the room to ourselves and stayed over an hour, no guards and nobody to throw us out (yes, I'm a real Renaissance art enthusiast). To be able to see the whole room alone,...More

Date of experience: November 2018
Thank Linda M
Reviewed December 3, 2018

This is a very famous room inside the ducal palace. Its ceiling is amazingly painted, showing a glimpse to heaven with hanging angels in a fantastic perspective. Awesome.

Date of experience: November 2018
Thank Corrado R
Reviewed November 28, 2018

The best thing about Italy is visiting places like this one. You can feel the history, the culture and the value of it. So reccomended!

Date of experience: October 2018
Thank joaobiscaiamelo
Reviewed October 30, 2018

This is a must see attraction. It is hard to believe that the art survived in such good condition all of these years.

Date of experience: October 2018
Thank WiMadcitytraveler
Reviewed October 18, 2018

Mantegna painted this room in the Palazzo Ducal with great realism and detail of the Gonzague family, High Renaissance and the palace is well worth the detour

Date of experience: October 2018
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Response from PalazzoDucaleMN | Property representative |
You could get tickets in advance on our official website ducalemantova or calling call center at 0039 (0)41 2411897. Best regards, Ylenia Apollonio Complesso Museale Palazzo Ducale di Mantova
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Per la visita alla Camera degli Sposi, presso il Castello di San Giorgio ,MANTOVA CARD + SABBIONETA costa » 20 € adulti= è prevista una maggiorazione di 5,50 €. Numero massimo di 1500 visitatori al giorno. Prenotazione... More
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