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Bustling Square!

Piazza Sordello is the main and oldest square of Mantua. It is always bustling with locals and... read more

Reviewed 21 June 2018
Baltimore, Maryland
Lovely area

Visited the area and the square is very nice for taking a stroll. The day we were there we saw... read more

Reviewed 7 May 2018
Greensburg, Pennsylvania
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Piazza Sordello, 46100, Mantua, Italy
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Reviewed 3 weeks ago

This piazza is about the same size as Piazza Della Erbe, but it does not seem to be as busy. You will pass through it on your way to Castello San Giorgio. It also holds opportunities for shopping and several cafes and bars.

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Reviewed 21 June 2018

Piazza Sordello is the main and oldest square of Mantua. It is always bustling with locals and visitors alike. Also on the square are the Palazzo Ducale, the Cathedral of St. Peter and The Torre della Gabbia. The piazza is dedicated to the poet Sordello...More

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Reviewed 7 May 2018

Visited the area and the square is very nice for taking a stroll. The day we were there we saw outdoor vendors selling clothing, jewelry and other items. All of the vendor tables were lovely and I wish we had time to shop! There are...More

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Reviewed 29 May 2017

Where all Mantua big attractions are just on a throw of stone, the magic is getting there from the Corso Umberto I, don't miss to buy an ice cream and just give a walk around checking all the nice buildings.

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Reviewed 2 February 2017

Piazza Sordello is the main market square in Mantua. You'll inevitably encounter it wandering around to the duomo, palazzo ducale etc. On Thursdays it houses the weekly market which is a mix of clothing and food, and on some Sundays and holidays there is a...More

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Reviewed 27 October 2016

Piazza Sordello is one of the oldest (maybe the oldest) piazzas in Mantua. We were in Mantua for 3 days and visited or walked through this piazza several times. Several of the city’s main attractions are here, like the Palazzo Ducale. We had a rented...More

Thank sssteveg
Reviewed 10 October 2016

We got the free shuttle from the park and ride and it drops off in this square which is a very nice place to start a tour of the town. There are many of the main sights here, the ducal palace and the duomo, there...More

Thank Yorkie137
Reviewed 20 August 2016

Piazza Sordello is the main and oldest square of Mantua, from one side closed with the Palazzo Ducale of Gonzaga family, from another with the cathedral and bishop palace. Once a week there is an open market with stalls.

Thank Barbara M
Reviewed 10 August 2016

Explore piazza Sordello any time of the day and experience its perfect proportions and airy feel. Planked by the Palazzo Ducale and the Palazzo Castiglioni (a highly recommended boutique hotel), it offers beautiful views.

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Reviewed 19 July 2016 via mobile

When we were there it was empty save for the small area occupied by a few cafe tables. It was the beautiful buildings around it which made it so lovely. We spend a couple of our "coffee breaks" there and much enjoyed the people watching...More

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