Rotonda di San Lorenzo

Last update 1 February 2023

Piazza Erbe



Phone: +39 0376 322297 +39 345 1539547

Website: Associazione Monumenti Domenicani


Public Transport

From the railway station (B) you can travel on APAM lines: CC / 7E. From Piazza Sordello (A), the Rotonda is roughly a 5-minute walk away.

All APAM buses are equipped with a lifting platform and there is a voice announcement service for stops on urban routes. At the moment, in order to receive adequate assistance, notification of the intention to use the service is requiredno later than two working days before use.

For further information, please visit: APAM - Servizi per la mobilità

By car

The Rotonda is in the ZTL (limited traffic zone). Holders of disabled badges can access by notifying in advance by filling in the on line form Prenotazione ZTL Pass Disabili or by writing to

For any request or information, please call the following numbers: 800-505454 (freephone number – for national call only) or +39 0376 338 888.

For further information on traffic and parking in Mantua, visit: ASTER Mantova



Entrance to the building

The entrance to the Rotonda di S. Lorenzo is reached via a staircase with very wide and low steps, as well as two ramps created using the facilitated step technique. There is no handrail. For those who use mobility aids, it may be necessary to be accompanied.


At the end of the ramp on the left (looking at the Rotonda) there is a tactile panel with some basic information about the monument in raised lettering, along with a raised drawing of the church plan and its entrance. From the entrance there is a barrier-free pathway surfaced with tactile flooring to assist blind and visually impaired people in finding the exit.


There is another ramp with double handrail at the exit to overcome a step.  The current COVID-19 situation has forced a separation of the entrance and exit. A second, side entrance was opened and it is accessible through a ramp with handrail.

Visitor route

The main hall is completely level and barrier-free.

There are informative materials along the circular corridor, which, due to the backlighting system and height, may not be easily visible. There are no services inside to facilitate knowledge of the venue by blind and visually impaired persons.

At the exit, there is a small, steep ramp to overcome a double step. As there is no floor at the end of the ramp, opening the door is difficult and requires the help of a carer or a member of staff.



There are no toilets.

Additional facilities

In addition to religious celebrations, the church hosts concerts and conferences of various kinds. There are currently no additional services to facilitate the use of the venue.