Montagnana is a town in the Province of Padua in the Italian region Veneto with 9401 inhabitants ( 31 December 2012).
The local specialty is the Dolce di Montagnana, a least twelve months supported and provided with the DOP seal type of ham.
In the city are:
- A city wall, which is completely preserved.
- The castle of San Zeno, built by Ezzelino da Romano
- The Gothic cathedral (1431-1502), with additions from the Late Renaissance. Inside is a transfiguration of Paolo Veronese and a fresco Judith and David, which was attributed to Giorgione recently.
- Palazzo Magnavin - Fioratti, in Gothic- Venetian style.
- The Town Hall ( 1532)
Outside the town is the Villa Pisani, one of the masterpieces of Andrea Palladio.
Every year on the first Sunday in September, a reaching back to the 12th century horse race, the Palio dei Communi 10 instead.