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Basilica di Sant'Andrea di Mantova

Piazza Andrea Mantegna, 46100, Mantua, Italy
+39 0376 328504
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Piazza Andrea Mantegna, 46100, Mantua, Italy
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+39 0376 328504
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1 - 10 of 91 reviews

Reviewed 1 week ago

The Basilica is located opposite the entrance to Plazzo Ducale. It is well maintained, the entrance is free of charge

Thank sarasagiv
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Set in the Piazza Andrea Mantegna, opposite the Ducal Palace, this wonderful basilica is home to a relic of the Holy Blood and the resting place of the artist Andrea Mantegna. With St Andrew being the patron saint of Scotland, I always have an affinity...More

Thank Irene G
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

If visiting Mantova this is one of the sights that you should include on your tour. Not as magnificent as some but worth the time.

Thank timliu00
Reviewed 10 June 2017

If you visit Mantova, you should visit at least a few sights, amongst those, this basilica is probably one of the best rewarding visits, especially in the summer, since it is quite cold inside, so you can sit, rest and enjoy the nice fresques.

Thank FrankyRicc
Reviewed 4 May 2017

This basilica is one of the main works of 15th- century Renaissance architecture,there is a crypt where stored Sacred Vessels with relic of Holy Blood.

Thank Michael L
Reviewed 18 April 2017

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.

Thank Antonino P
Reviewed 4 April 2017 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.

Thank stonewithnomoss
Reviewed 5 March 2017

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

Thank Timbo_Ranco
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

Thank Stefano P
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...More

Thank giamaz734
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GD P
8 January 2016|
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Response from RobertoMcD |
From the basilica's website: 8:00-12:00, 15:00-19:00.
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