Mantua and Sabbioneta: UNESCO heritage to unveil from 2008

Dec 21, 2021 496

In 2008, Mantua and Sabbioneta were listed by UNESCO in the World Heritage List: Sabbioneta represents the concept of an ideal city built according to the Renaissance theories, while Mantua is the perfect expression of the transformation of a city according to similar canons.

This corner of Lombardy is rich in history and art, thanks to effort of the powerful Gonzaga family, who ruled these lands for five centuries, leaving a deep mark in the European cultural scene of the time.

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