Te Palace - 4 Things to Know Before Visiting
About Te Palace
The Palazzo Te is a historic and monumental building in Mantua. Built between 1524 and 1534 on the commission of Federico II Gonzaga, it is the most famous work of the Italian architect Giulio Romano. The complex is now home to the civic museum and, since 1990, to the International Center of Art and Culture of Palazzo Te which organizes exhibitions of ancient and modern art and architecture.
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Basilica di Sant'Andrea
1.4km from Te Palace
The Basilica of Sant'Andrea is a Roman Catholic co-cathedral and minor basilica in Mantua, Lombardy. It is one of the major works of 15th-century Renaissance architecture in Northern Italy. . Though later changes and expansions altered Alberti's design, the church is still considered to be one of Alberti's most complete works. It looms over the Piazza Mantegna.
15.83km from Te Palace
The river Mincio begins in the most southern part of Lake Garda at the village of Peschiera del Garda. Some people consider the Mincio as a continuation of the river Sarca with its source on 774m near the village of Pinzolo in the Italian Alps. This river enters Lake Garda in the north between Linfano and Nago-Torbole.
Parco Giardino Sigurtà
23.74km from Te Palace
The Parco Giardino Sigurtà is a naturalistic park of 60 hectares located in Valeggio sul Mincio, in the province of Verona, 8 km from Peschiera del Garda. It won the prize for the most beautiful park in Italy in 2013 and the second most beautiful park in Europe in 2015. Sigurtà Garden Park hosts countless naturalistic and historical attractions.
27.85km from Te Palace
THE PO RIVER VALLEY is the largest and most important economic region in ITALY. It was also the most densely populated area in Italy, accounting for nearly half of the national population. It witnessed a blooming urban culture during the Middle Ages and the Renaissance. Its cities include Bologna, Turin, Milan, Mantua, Pavia, Cremona, and Parma. These were city-states where science, architecture, art and music once thrived.
34.66km from Te Palace
Gardaland is the biggest theme park in Italy and one of the largest in Europe, with approximately 3 million visitors per year. Located in the north-east of Italy, it is a major entertainment location suitable for all ages covering an area in excess of 50 hectares with approximately 40 major attractions.
36.1km from Te Palace
Castelvecchio, originally called the castle of San Martino in Aquaro, is a medieval fort located in the historic center of Verona currently used as the seat of the homonymous civic museum; it is the most important military monument of the Scala family. In January 1944 there was a trial against the six members of the Grand Council of Fascism who, in the session of 25 July 1943, had discouraged Benito Mussolini from the office of Prime Minister.