Severe, stately Mantua contains many monuments and works by Renaissance artists like Alberti, Mantegna and Giulio Romano. German edition.
Severe, stately Mantua contains many monuments and works from the Renaissance, like the churches of Alberti, the frescoes of the Bridal Chamber of Mantegna and those of Giulio Romano at Palazzo Te.
The first part of the guide retraces the historical, artistic and urban development of the city.
The second part, starting with a plan indicating the sites, churches and palaces described in the text, provides a series of itineraries through the city. Each itinerary has its own map of the area concerned, followed by a text describing the most important places and monuments.