Mantova

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Mantova palazzo Ducale - Photo © telegraph.co.uk

Mantova palazzo Ducale – Photo © telegraph.co.uk

This extraordinary city, founded perhaps by the Etruscans, was then romanized (Vergil was born in nearby Andes) and finally, after a period as a commune, became a fief of the Bonacolsi and then of the Gonzagas (1328-1707), who made it the splendid capital of their principality. The River Mincio closes it on three sides in the form of a lake, and to those approaching it from the north, the city presents a striking skyline of towers.

Mantegna's fresco, the Gonzaga's court

Mantegna’s fresco, the Gonzaga’s court

 

 

Mantova Palazzo Te
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Mantova Palazzo Te – Photo © Regione Lombardia

 

Mantova at night - Photo © jimforest

Mantova at night – Photo © jimforest

Where to stay in Mantua

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