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Piazza Andrea Mantegna, 46100, Mantua, Italy
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Reviewed 1 week ago

We went to Mantova‬ with no expectation's ' we found lovely city and a very impressive cathedral . It is defiantly a must visit .

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Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Amazing church for the details of decoration. The roof decoration is painted so well to appear solid volumes! The roof of side chapels are instead really carved in wood. The all walls and the awesome dome are painted so well that appears as carved. The...More

Thank stefano s
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Wandered into the Basilica from Herb Square. The interior exceeded expectations in terms of the quality of paintings and finish. It is claimed that some mud containing the blood of Christ is buried at its centre.

Thank Hazelnutineverybite
Reviewed 17 July 2018

We felt the Basilica was stunning inside and preferred in fact to the nearby Duomo! Well worth a visit!

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Reviewed 26 June 2018

I often have trouble liking Baroque churches, finding them over elaborate, but this one is exceptionally beautiful. I don't know the period over which the interior was painted but it looks all of a piece. The dome is very impressive too.

Thank WinstonSophie
Reviewed 7 May 2018

Such a beautiful church! Very ornate interior and all of the paintings are stunning! It’s a pleasure to sit and look at all of the artwork and lovely structures. We enjoyed walking around the church, my only issue was I wanted more time!

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Reviewed 23 April 2018

I have visited a number of churches during this trip to Italy, and this is the most beautiful I have seen so far. There is construction going on everywhere in Mantova, but step inside these walls and the noise from outside fades and you are...More

Thank BeverlyZ1008
Reviewed 8 April 2018 via mobile

An absolutely spectacular church with beautiful paintings. A huge space which felt calm and smelled of incense. Disappointed to find that the sample of Christ’s blood was not on display.

Thank johnandlizb
Reviewed 20 March 2018

I've travelled all over Italy, and this is one of my top churches based on the extensive 3D artwork. You see some of this on the ceiling at the Vatican museum, and in some other churches, but this one has every column covered. It's wonderful.

Thank SalamatJalan
Reviewed 18 March 2018 via mobile

Impressive renaissance/baroque cathedral perhaps more interesting architecturally than the nearby Duomo.

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From the basilica's website: 8:00-12:00, 15:00-19:00.
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