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Palazzo del Te

Palazzo del Te by mulahu
A great Mannerist villa close to Mantua with aspects of a palace and a villa. It was designed (1525-35) by Giulio Romano for Federigo Gonzaga and his mistress. Gonzaga, Duke of Mantua and son of Isabelle d'Este, was an erudite renaissance patron.

Palazzo del Te, Mantua, Lombardia, Italy

Monday 1-6pm, Tuesday to Sunday 9am-6pm

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  • over 2 years by CleGraePolis 4 / 5

    In the kind culture of courtier Italian city states in after medeaval coming good civil life of commerce ending chained enterprise of due agreements life is not holy in the sense it can't be lived in dufferent order than in sufferancen lacking morals, the Gonzaga Palazzo consenting the Duke with main streams of social developments but not forgetting what had been the custom, represents the friendly hospitability open style of Renaissance in another variance of consequent defending gratitude the virtues of the leading class deserved, the name 'del Te' has been appreciated throughout Italian charming garden life culture, del Te meaning the borgo palazetto is 'for you',this saved for long travels on to Rome as well to Jordany.
  • over 8 years by Anonymous 5 / 5

    it's wonderfoul....fantastic city!!!
  • over 8 years by LB 3 / 5

    I like it much to see a garden like this in the heart of an old town (Mantua). It must be wonderful when the Gonzaga family lived in the Te garden.

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