Mantua is a world heritage listed city in , Italy not far from and . Because of the power and influence of the Gonzaga family, which used to own the city for over 400 years, Mantua was considered one of the most important cultural cities in the Renaissance and it still maintains a lot of the buildings that made it famous during that period.

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Rigoletto is an opera in three acts by Giuseppe Verdi. is situated 2 km northeast of Mantua. Photo: Wikimedia, Public domain.

Palazzo del Te or Palazzo Te is a palace in the suburbs of , . Photo: MarkusMark, CC BY-SA 3.0.

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The Basilica of Sant'Andrea is a Roman Catholic co-cathedral and minor basilica in , . is situated 2 km northeast of Mantua. Photo: Massimo Telò, CC BY-SA 4.0.

Mantua Cathedral in , , northern , is a Roman Catholic cathedral dedicated to Saint Peter. is situated 2 km northeast of Mantua. Photo: Zuffe, CC BY-SA 3.0.


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