Take a tour of Italian Town of Mantua in Mantua, Italy - part of the World's Greatest Attractions travel video series by GeoBeats. Mantua, in the northern Lombardy region of Italy, is known as a haven for artists and visitors. A burgeoning city of music, culture and art, Mantua is considered one of the country's most artful cities. Its Renaissance cityscape consists of various gorgeous medieval residences, palaces, and churches which further the town’s ancient atmosphere. Its rich musical heritage is undeniable, especially since it was among the first places where Italian opera was introduced and encouraged. In the year 2005 an Italian environmental organization honored it with the distinction of being Italy's most livable city for quality of life. Great architecture and festivals of art, music and food beckon people from all around the globe to this lovely town.