Mantua and Sabbioneta are towns in the Po Valley that represent aspects of Renaissance town planning. Mantua shows the renewal and extension of an existing city, while Sabbioneta represents the implementation of the period’s theories about planning the ideal city. Both towns acquired their wealth during the reign of various members of the Gonzaga family, between 1328 and 1707.The most prominent remaining structures include:- Mantua: Sant'Andrea Church, Palazzo Ducale, Palazzo di Tè, San Sebas
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