Main town square Sordello begins almost immediately outside the gates, so that a traveler coming into town, he could immediately feel the greatness and its power of local rulers, dukes of Gonzaga. The monumental, he looked like a castle Palazzo del captain with a "dovetail" with the top edge - the oldest part of the Palazzo Ducale. Under one of its arches - the entrance to the garden.
Sam Palazzo Ducale or Ducal Palace - a vast complex of buildings with gardens, courtyards, and includes about 500 rooms, the most famous of which - Camera delgi Sposi in the Castle of San Giorgio, painted by Andrea Mantegna.
Across the square from the Palazzo Ducale - the Palazzo Bonakolsi. Bonakolsi Dynasty - the first Signora Mantua. Rinaldo Bonakolsi murder, who ruled the city for almost 20 years, ended in Mantua "time" and began Bonakolsi "time" Dukes of Gonzaga.
Between the two palaces - the baroque Cathedral of San Pietro.
Through the passage under the high arch in the corner of the area we moved to the next area-- Broletto. This overflow of the central squares of one another fairly typical for the local town planning.
Piazza Broletto - a small, square and almost immediately rests on a brick wall of the Palazzo Podesta, or the Palace of Justice. On the wall on the second floor - white marble Virgil, a native of this place, sitting with his eyes closed, smiling beatifically. On the square - old cafe tables. In the center - a fountain with fish.