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Piazza Ducale, Sabbioneta, Italy
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Reviewed October 24, 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.

Thank Fudge03
Reviewed September 2, 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.

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Reviewed May 15, 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.

Thank Paweł C
Reviewed October 15, 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!

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Reviewed October 3, 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

Thank HaNosseah
Reviewed July 9, 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

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Reviewed June 15, 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)

Thank Jackie H
Reviewed February 17, 2015

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

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