The Palazzo Ducale di Mantova ("Ducal Palace") is a group of buildings in Mantua, Lombardy, northern Italy, built between the 14th and the 17th century mainly by the noble family of Gonzaga as their royal residence in the capital of their Duchy. The buildings are connected by corridors and galleries and are enriched by inner courts and wide gardens. The complex includes some 500 rooms and occupies an area of c. 34,000 m².
Palazzo Medici Riccardi Palazzo Medici Riccardi offers the visitor the chance to retrace over four centuries of the history of art, architecture and collectionism in Florence. The itinerary starts on the ground floor, the fulcrum of which is Michelozzo’s fifteenth-century courtyard, one of the most suggestive sites of Renaissance Florence