The interested guest can enjoy a guided visit to the Ducal Palace
considering the eight hundred years of history in the main apartments,
rooms and private rooms that are connected by many corridors and passages.
The Gonzaga' Court was highly considered by all the European Courts,
calling artists like Pisanello, Andrea Mantegna, Giulio Romano, Rubens,
and also musicians, poets and humanists. You will recall the magic
atmosphere of this Court where the Gonzaga Lords welcomed Popes and
To visit the Ducal Palace, you could book the visit through our guide
service, conforming to the actual rules. By this required group reservation you
will be visiting the famous Bridal Chamber of Andrea Mantegna, because only few
visitors a day can have access to it. The visit starts at the room of Pisanello,
passing through the Room of the Mirrors towards the great painting representing
the Family Gonzaga by Rubens. In the Castle of St. George are the rooms of
Ludovico and Isabella d'Este, the apartment of Troja. During the visit, it is
possible to have a coffee break in the Cafeteria, withy a lovely view of the
The visit to the Museum concludes with the Roof Garden and the rooms of
the Tapestries, made in Flanders, from a sketch by Rafael. At the end of the
visit it is possible to stroll in the town centre. In the afternoon the visit
will include the historical centre with the ancient Town Hall, the Rotunda of S.
Lorenzo, the Renaissance Cathedral of St. Peter and the Basilica of St. Andrea,
the eighteenth-century Scientific Theatre. For the art's fan the visit to
Palazzo Te should not be missed, a masterpiece of Giulio Romano.
Our guided walking tours
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