Mantova: 8 places not to be missed in the city of Mantegna
What to see in Mantova, an Unesco World Heritage city: Virgil’s birthplace is keeping Mantegna’s works and is rich of history, culture and architecture!
Mantova is built around 3 lakes, fed by the river Mincio: this makes it a real “water city” in the centre of the Po Valley, with an extraordinary view especially if you look from the San Giorgio Bridge. The red sunset and the reflection in the water of Palazzo Ducale, of the Sant’Andrea dome and of the bell towers, give to the city an elegant and exciting touch.
Mantova owes its splendour to the Gonzaga family, of humble origins, that from the 1328 to the 1707 became first lords, than marquises and in the end dukes of the city...