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Piazza Ducale, Sabbioneta, Italy
+39 0375 52039
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Reviewed 24 October 2017

A ducal palace in miniature, with some interesting features, particularly the room with the remaining Hapsburg-style wooden figures on horseback, and the room with the elephant frescos. A little gem.

Date of experience: September 2017
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Reviewed 2 September 2017 via mobile

We spent a few hours at this magnificent palazzo. The apartments are fantastic each with beautiful paintings, silver ware, dishes of the period, tapestry and all well displayed and have English explanations. The garden is lovely and the tour fantastic. Yona S.

Date of experience: September 2017
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Reviewed 15 May 2017

The palace may attract with its ceilings and some masterpieces of paintings (but too many). The other attraction can be a room with equestrian statues of Gonzaga family members.

Date of experience: June 2016
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Reviewed 15 October 2016

I would stay in bed all day if I only had one of these incredible ceilings in my house. This palace is pristine and wonderfully decorated. A must see!

Date of experience: September 2016
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Reviewed 3 October 2016

The Palazzo Ducale is actually two separate visits (and two separate tickets). Most people come to see Mantegna's Camera degli Sposi (Bridal Chamber), one of the highlights of Italian Renaissance art. The visit is short, but it's worth taking your time - it's fascinating. The...More

Date of experience: October 2016
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Reviewed 9 July 2016

...this building hosts an array of painted rooms and ceilings that is amazingly beautiful and a collection of wood horses and knights (5 out of the original 12) or rare beauty. When I visited, an exhibit of modern paintings was hanging and that added another...More

Date of experience: June 2016
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Reviewed 15 June 2016

This is a big and well organised building with timed visits. it may get crowded in peak season , especially in the Bridal chamber section where there are the wall paintings by Mantegna ( they are magnificent)

Date of experience: June 2016
Thank Jackie H
Reviewed 18 February 2015

Lots of beautifully painted ceilings and rooms with fascinating detail, artwork, and ornate furnishings.

Date of experience: August 2014
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