"The Medieval town of Ferrara" Top 5 Page for this destination Ferrara by Cristian_Uluru

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Welcome to the beautiful Medieval town of Ferrara!!!

Here you can find numerous palaces and streets dating from the 14th century, when it hosted the court of the house of Este. In this time Ferrara became one of the most important cultural centres of Italy.

Ferrara is famous for the Castello Estense, in which you can see wonderfull paintings roofs.
One of the finest Reinaissance palaces you can see in the town is Palazzo dei Diamanti so named for the diamond points into which the facade's stone blocks are cut.
Very nice is also the Cathedral, built in a Romanesque style with a very interesting interior.

From 1995 the town is inscripted in UNESCO World Heritage list.

Enjoy your visit!!!

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  • In a nutshell:A wonderful town and great food!!!
  • Last visit to Ferrara: Oct 2006
  • Intro Updated May 9, 2016
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  • Maurizioago's Profile Photo
    May 29, 2015 at 8:20 AM

    Devo andare a Ferrara prima o poi.


  • kenHuocj's Profile Photo
    Mar 7, 2009 at 4:19 AM

    great details, is this not the source of some famed Italian confectionary ? ;-)))

  • Nemorino's Profile Photo
    May 8, 2008 at 2:27 PM

    Looks like an interesting place to visit, especially Castello Estense. Great idea to rent a bicycle and ride all around the Renaissance walls!

  • nora_south_africa's Profile Photo
    Apr 28, 2008 at 11:38 AM

    your pages are very interesting and I hope I can eventually... work through them all, great info and tips, thanx very much.

  • 1courage's Profile Photo
    Mar 23, 2008 at 2:06 AM

    Mi rincresce davvero non aver mai visitato questa cittá stupenda. Anzi, questa tua pagina l`ho vista oggi per la prima volta. Le 2 cose che mi son piaciute di piú: 1.la grandiosa Cattedrale, 2. il Palazzo dei diamanti. Wow!

  • Jan 24, 2008 at 4:54 AM

    Short and to the point tips with good photos! :)

  • Mikebond's Profile Photo
    Dec 8, 2007 at 8:00 AM

    Ferrara è davvero bellissima! Prossimamente vorrei iniziare la mia pagina su questa città dove conto di tornare presto per vedere tutte le cose di cui parli e che non ho ancora visto.

  • Dec 2, 2006 at 11:07 PM

    Interesting place.


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