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Palazzo dei Diamanti, Ferrara: 15 reviews and 44 photos

  Palazzo dei Diamanti
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The facing of Palazzo dei Diamanti, in diamond point rustic work, gives this building its name built in Renaissance style. The 8500 panels, by G. Frisoni, have a different inclination of the diamond point depending on the course they are in. The work begun in 1493 under Biagio Rossetti, commissioned by Sigismondo d'Este, and continued until 1567.
Today, the palace houses National Art Gallery with precious works by Cosme Tura, Cristofero da Bologna, Vittore da Carpaccio, Garofalo, Andrea Mantegna and many others.

Address: Corso Ercole I d'Este
Phone: 0532-205-844 or 0532-209-988
Website: http://www.palazzodiamanti.it

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  • Updated Sep 17, 2005
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