The Ducal Palace

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  • Address: Piazza Sordello, 40, 46100 Mantova MN, Italy, La Spezia
  • Timings: 09:30 am - 05:00 pm Details
  • Phone: +39-0412411897
  • Ticket Price: 6 EUR
  • Time Required: 03:00 Hrs
  • Tags: Castle, Palace, Family And Kids, Archaeological Site

This medieval castle, originally built just for defence, was adopted by the Gonzaga as their royal residence. It’s dominated by four towers, wide inner courts and gardens, and about 500 rooms. The complex actually consist of various separate buildings, one of which is the Castle. These contain a wide variety of artwork and historical artefacts (some of which are archaeological). Highlights include:

  • The Renaissance style portico
  • The frescoes in the room Stanza degli Sposi,
  • The Hall of Emblems
  • Hall of Acronyms
  • The Room of Frieze - gold scrolls and leaves on a blue background.
  • The Hall of Suns
  • Apartment of Isabella d'Este – beautiful furniture and paintings
  • Apartment of the Tapestries

The Ducal Palace Travel Tips

  • Call the museum to see if you can celebrate your birthday, wedding there.
  • Check out the bookshop.

Entrance Ticket Details For The Ducal Palace

Ticket Prices: € 4.00

  • Children 6-18
  • seniors over 65
  • groups 7-25 people
  • academics/a second degree in art history, archeology, Academy of Fine Arts
  • foreign students


  • Under 6
  • Journalists

How to Reach The Ducal Palace

  • Buses 4C, 4S, 4T, 6,12 stop Duomo
  • Buses 6, 15, 35, 39,148 stop Mantova Viale Mincio

  • Pane Al Pane Di Leonardi Maria Cristina
  • Osteria Piazza Sordello 26

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  • The Ducal Palace Address: Piazza Sordello, 40, 46100 Mantova MN, Italy, La Spezia
  • The Ducal Palace Contact Number: +39-0412411897
  • The Ducal Palace Timing: 09:30 am - 05:00 pm
  • The Ducal Palace Price: 6 EUR
  • Best time to visit The Ducal Palace(preferred time): 11:00 am - 04:00 pm
  • Time required to visit The Ducal Palace: 03:00 Hrs
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  • 19.54% of people who visit La Spezia include The Ducal Palace in their plan

  • 95% of people start their The Ducal Palace visit around 10 AM - 11 AM

  • People usually take around 3 Hrs to see The Ducal Palace

Wednesday, Thursday and Saturday

84.21% of people prefer to travel by car while visiting The Ducal Palace

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