Piazza delle Erbe
Once the location of the town's vegetable market, Piazza delle Erbe is Mantua's most lively piazza. Its 13th-century Palazzo della...
Palazzo della Ragione
In the Palazzo della Ragione , which runs the length of the square from the Rotonda and was once the seat of secular power in the city,...
Basilica di Sant'Andrea
This towering basilica safeguards the golden vessels said to hold earth soaked by the blood of Christ. Longinus, the Roman soldier who...
For gastronomic cuisine par excellence, Grifone’s damask tablecloths and heavy silverware – not to mention the plates of local salami...
Bar Caravatti information
Lonely Planet review
All of Mantua passes through Caravatti at some point during the day for coffee, spritz or Signor Caravatti’s 19th-century aperitif of aromatic bitters and wine.