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Discover 33 places to see in Ferrara

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Castello Estense

Opened in 1998, the itinerary includes the underground, the Gothic halls on the ground floor, the former kitchens, the Torre dei Leoni, the apartment of the mirror and allows you to visit fifteen rooms of the Castle, following a path that dungeons of the Tower of the Lions, with the prisons, connects the ground floor to the first floor. You go this way once environments inhabited by Dukes, where you can still admire the decoration, with marble and frescoes. Between 2001 and 2003 historic environments, most outstanding architectural and artistic were connected with a philological reconstruction


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St. George's Cathedral

The facade of the Cathedral, built in Romanesque style, has many important details such as articulated loggias, arches, statues, reliefs and rosettes. Some details, to the creation of the rear façade, Gothic characteristics such as the last judgment placed on the porch supported by two unicorns or the statue of the Madonna and child in a loggia above the central portal.
The Interior of the Church is completely different from the external body: two aisles is decorated in Baroque style.

The apse is the ferrarese architect Biagio Rossetti and the apse is frescoed the judgement.

The Bell Tower in


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Palazzo dei Diamanti

Its main feature is the Ashlar-shaped outer spearheads, which give the name to the Palace.

Even the famous candelabra decorations and corner fitomorfe traditionally attributed to Gabriele Frisoni a stonemason originally from Mantua.

Inside, it has a typical Renaissance courtyard with cloister and a marble shaft; the latter is a special feature of the gardens in Ferrara.

The main floor of the Palace houses the national art gallery, with paintings of the fundamental School of Ferrara from the 13th to the 18th century.


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Piazza Trento e Trieste

Piazza Trento e Trieste is the most important square of Ferrara, located in the heart of the historic city.

It was previously called "Piazza delle Erbe", which stemmed from the market that held in antiquity.


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Via delle Volte

Via delle Volte is located in the medieval centre of Ferrara and takes its name from the numerous arches and suspended passageways going through it.
It has a very charming and well into the evening, with yellow lights and rarefied, the scenic effect is very impressive.


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Monastery of Sant'Antonio in Polesine

It was founded by the Augustinians in the middle ages and in 1297 it passed to the Benedictine nuns of the blessed Beatrice d'Este, daughter of marcheseAzzo VII. Since then the monastery was always protected and sponsored dagliEstensi.

The Church publishes the complex is Baroque, with a beautiful ceiling fresco in the 17th century by Andrea Ferreri. The internal Church, for religious, owns three frescoed chapels:

The left presents the stories of Jesus ' childhood and the life of the Virgin by Giotto school
The right stories of Passion, always by the Giotto school
The middle one has frescoes of


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Museum of Casa Romei

Casa Romei was built by the merchant, Giovanni Romei around the mid fifteenth century, and it was decorated on the occasion of his wedding to Polissena d'Este. The courtyard was in the late Gothic style and this together with the floral decorations, the Hall of the Sibille and the Prophets as well as  the"Studiolo" constitute the core style unique to Ferrara. During the time that the house formed part of the complex of Corpus Domini, the ceilings of the rooms on the first floor (XVI century), were decorated with grotesques that adorn the façades. The property was acquired by the S


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Museums of ancient art-Palazzo Schifanoia

The Museum is housed in Palazzo Schifanoia since 1898, includes a series of collections that bear witness to the town's history. Its origins date back to the 18th century, when they were established the Public Museum, the library and the drawing Academy in Paradise Palace, seat of the University. Currently, the collections, presented in a partial or rolling, are arranged in the halls of the fifteenth and fourteenth-century wing of the Palace. The first group, consisting of the lapidary collection, was formed in 1735 to Palazzo Paradiso. But it was the purchase of Numismatic Fund Bellini to ens


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