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Piazza Sordello 15, 46100, Mantua, Italy
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Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Seen many more spectacular in Italy. Dull and poorly lit with not much to admire. Go during daylight hours, if at all.

Date of experience: January 2019
Thank Travelvery
Reviewed 4 November 2018

Lots of local family history at this church. The cathederal is simpler than later churches and not especiallyornate. Near the ducal palace.

Date of experience: October 2018
Thank frequentraveler13
Reviewed 31 October 2018

As is often the case, the Cathedral is overshadowed by the basilica, but this is still and impressive church, and worth a look. The ceilings are especially interesting. It is the burial site of several important members of the Gonzaga family.

Date of experience: September 2018
Thank phat_dawg_21
Reviewed 30 October 2018

This is not as spectacular and St. Anthony's however it is quite pretty and has many domes. The side church is also quite pretty.

Date of experience: October 2018
Thank WiMadcitytraveler
Reviewed 22 August 2018 via mobile

This Duomo is an absolute masterpiece of carved stones and paintings. It was built in different steps and this is visible from outside styles. The inner chapels and the priest room are my preferred ones but all corners and details worths respect for the architect’s...More

Date of experience: August 2018
Thank 429stefanos
Reviewed 17 July 2018

Stunning front façade but not as interesting inside as the basilica - still well worth a visit though!

Date of experience: July 2018
Thank toby187
Reviewed 21 June 2018

The Cathedral of San Pietro is one of the oldest buildings in the city and the main place of worship. The exterior is a mish-mash of Carrera marble and brick. It is interesting that the Cathedral is dedicated to a Saint (Peter the Apostole) and...More

Date of experience: April 2018
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Reviewed 7 June 2018 via mobile

The detail and richness of the decoration are the striking things here. And the sheer scale of it. A peaceful yet magnificent place regardless of your faith.

Date of experience: June 2018
Thank 629adrianb
Reviewed 23 April 2018

All of the churches I've seen in Italy this trip, including some that are quite small, are worth a visit. This one is beautiful. However, the basilica is so spectacular, that it's easy to focus on "this is not as good" and overlook how beautiful...More

Date of experience: April 2018
Thank BeverlyZ1008
Reviewed 22 December 2017

This Interior is also unusual--the transepts are stunning & the HUGE chapels astounding! Don't forget to pop a coin in the light machine ..the illuminations are wonderful!

Date of experience: November 2017
Thank John N
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