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“Stunning frescos”

Palazzo Ducale Mantova
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Venice Express Walking Tour
Reviewed 17 July 2018

We visited on a Saturday and the palace and castle were reasonably quiet. The frescos were stunning, although at 12 euro each the entrance fee seemed on the expensive side!

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"camera degli sposi"
in 19 reviews
"gonzaga family"
in 19 reviews
"palazzo ducale"
in 29 reviews
"ducal palace"
in 13 reviews
"huge palace"
in 5 reviews
"several hours"
in 4 reviews
"earthquake damage"
in 5 reviews
"decorated rooms"
in 4 reviews
"worth a visit"
in 9 reviews
"works of art"
in 4 reviews
"audio guide"
in 8 reviews
"castle complex"
in 2 reviews
"the main attraction"
in 3 reviews
"historical context"
in 2 reviews
"beautiful frescoes"
in 2 reviews
"a great deal"
in 3 reviews
"from room to room"
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Reviewed 13 July 2018

The Palace and the Fortress are nice and the paintings are very nice and worth a visit. The place could be kept in a better state.

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Reviewed 1 July 2018 via mobile

Huge palace with an incredible amount of art and ‘decor’, just great to stroll and pick a few of the incredible piece of room decor and art

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Reviewed 27 June 2018

When you buy the ticket for Palazzo Ducale, you get the access to the palace, castle (Castello di San Giorgio) and (famous?) Camera degli Sposi. You should be able to see the palace gardens also, but they were closed for some reason when we were there. What to say... If you have already seen many palaces/castles particularly in bigger cities, you would find this one average at best. Camera degli Sposi is nice, but don't expect to be swept from your feet. But, if you have come to Mantua already, it's worth seeing it, not much more to do in the town anyway...

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Reviewed 19 June 2018 via mobile

This is not a place to see how people lived, or old furniture, or exhibitions on former residents. Rather this is some collections of artwork spread out, I would not recommend it to small children as it gets boring after a while.

Thank Ulrika G
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