S. Andrea (Basilique Saint-André)

Interesting
Built in the 15C by Leon Battista Alberti, this is a masterpiece of Italian Renaissance architecture. The façade made up of clasical architectural features conceals a single nave with barrel vaulting and walls painted in trompe-I'oeil . The first chapel on the left contains the tomb of Andrea Mantegna. The cupola was completed by Filippo Juvarra between 1732 and 1765.

Useful information

Address:

Piazza Andrea Mantegna, 46100 Mantova

Opening hours

8am-noon, 3pm-7pm

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