It’s all about the Gonzaga family in Mantua, Italy, a small city an hour south of Verona in the Lombardy region. Known as Mantova in Italian, the small town is surrounded by a shallow lake and is home to not one, not two, but three palaces and castles. Since it’s only an hour’s train ride from Verona, I popped down to this little town for my second day trip during my stint as Juliet’s Secretary and was absolutely blown away by the architecture and history of this place.
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