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Basilica di Sant'Andrea di Mantova

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Address: Piazza Andrea Mantegna, 46100, Mantua, Italy
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It's the a very beautiful basilica . Fantastic frescoes on the walls looking sometimes like 3D sculptures, All the interior of the basilica is overwhelming. It's absolutely to be... read more

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Tricesimo, Italy
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Reviewed 1 week ago

It's the a very beautiful basilica . Fantastic frescoes on the walls looking sometimes like 3D sculptures, All the interior of the basilica is overwhelming. It's absolutely to be visited if you're in the area or it's even worth a trip for it.

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Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

This Basilica is actually more impressive than the nearby cathedral. The interior is ornately painted with a lot of tromp l'oeil style details. It is a must see in Mantua.

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Ranco (VA)
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Reviewed 5 March 2017

Large basilica with attractive dome and facade. Ornate painted interior with impressive examples of trompe l'oeil technique.

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Reviewed 25 February 2017 via mobile

Stunning interiors. Go under the dome and look up - the impression is to gaze upon the paradise itself. Also amazing frescos on the walls with perfect prospective shadows that seem to be bas-relief

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Mantua, Italy
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Reviewed 21 January 2017

Mantova is my town and this basilica, where is conserved the relic of the blood of Jesus Christ on the cross picked up by the centurion S.Longino, is one of the most interesting exemple of Renaissance church in Italy. There are a lot of frescos equipped with complete taglines and a wonderful dome made by the great architect Filippo Juvarra... More 

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Reviewed 5 January 2017 via mobile

One of the prettiest buildings in Mantua. Feels surprisingly modern inside - if you like your churches old and musty go to Spain instead.

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Reviewed 20 December 2016

A lovely church from the 15th century in Renaissance style. The bell tower is from the Benedictine monastery previously on the site. We visited while they were cleaning the floor so could only view the interior from the rear!

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Zagreb, Croatia
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Reviewed 5 November 2016

This church has unbelievable interiour. Built as example for renaisance, it has absolutely incredible frescos that you mean they are reliefs (3D), but that's just an ilusion. From the main entrance it takes your breath away and when you look at the walls, you would sure say it's relief.

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York, United Kingdom
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Reviewed 8 October 2016

When we passed by this place it was closed over the extended lunchtine so went back at 3pm when it reopened. It was interesting enough but i would say no more than that. Fortunately entrance was free, we spent about 15 minutes on a brief tour. Definitely worth a visit if you are in the town

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Reviewed 30 September 2016

This church was one of the first great classical buildings since antiquity and together with the Palazzo Te is unmissable. On a very constricted site Giulio Romano managed to construct a magnificent triumphal arch of a facade in a smallish square. Nothing will prepare the first time visitor for the magnificence of the interior. Obviously not as big as St... More 

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