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Castello San Giorgio

Piazza Sordello 40, 46100, Mantua, Italy
+39 02 015 2004
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Well maintained castle

This is, I believe, a finer example than Castel del Angelo in Rome or the Castle in Ferrara. Well... read more

Reviewed 22 August 2017
Peter L
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London, United Kingdom
Medieval

Well preserved castle from medieval times. Well preserved but moat water should be kept fresh. Nice... read more

Reviewed 28 July 2017
Tonio C
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Mosta, Malta
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Piazza Sordello 40, 46100, Mantua, Italy
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Reviewed 22 August 2017

This is, I believe, a finer example than Castel del Angelo in Rome or the Castle in Ferrara. Well maintained, with fine exhibits throughout.

Thank Peter L
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Reviewed 28 July 2017

Well preserved castle from medieval times. Well preserved but moat water should be kept fresh. Nice green surroundings

Thank Tonio C
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Reviewed 7 June 2017

You can combine this visit with the Palazzo Ducale. Impresive, well preserved buildings with many frescos, history. Some strict rules about the visit, so bring your patience and you will have a good time.

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Reviewed 13 May 2017

A must visit castle with military, historical, cultural and artistic wonders related to a city and a family (The Gonzaga) that contributed to the transition from Medieval to Modern Times Europe. The place is enormous and if you intend to have a good look at...More

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Reviewed 19 December 2016

Castello San Giorgio is part of the Ducal Palace. It dates back to the 14th Century and belonged to the Gonzaga family. There are rooms with old frescoes on the walls and rooms with ornate ceilings, including a room with the signs of the zodiac...More

Thank PandyPandora
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Reviewed 16 August 2016

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!

Thank SabrjnaF
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Reviewed 28 July 2016

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...More

Thank Omar D
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Reviewed 6 January 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..

Thank Ales11_11
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Reviewed 1 January 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...More

1  Thank MAR-AM-UK
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Reviewed 21 December 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.

Thank TheDad50
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