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Piazza Castello, 46100, Mantua, Italy
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Reviewed yesterday

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 9 December 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 4 December 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 28 November 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 30 October 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 18 October 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
Thank Gianne d
Reviewed 2 October 2018

We had no problem, in September, securing tickets at the last minute at the gate! No queue, no wait, and no restricted time in the precious "Spouses Room" (However, this masterpiece would be well worth the wait for any art lover...) Do read about it...More

Date of experience: September 2018
1  Thank ginsengNewYork
Reviewed 22 August 2018 via mobile

Please do not misunderstand me. Of course we were amazed by this masterpiece and we would have enjoyed longer if this would not be restricted to just 5 minutes! I mean, the Giotto chapel in Padua and the Last supper in Brera allows you a...More

Date of experience: August 2018
1  Thank 429stefanos
Reviewed 11 August 2018

Seeing the wall and ceiling frescoes by Andrea Mantegna were the highlight of our visit to Mantova. If you are at all interested in art, see this!

Date of experience: August 2018
1  Thank Lawrence H
Reviewed 7 June 2018 via mobile

For €12 you get a ticket for this and the huge Palazzo Ducale. This is the highlight though. You have 5 minutes in the room so make the most of it!

Date of experience: June 2018
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mskittycat
18 January 2017|
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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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