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What to do and see in Ferrara.

Here' s what you can see and do in Ferrara.

Updated May 25, 2017
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  1. Average priced "Sights & Attractions" in Ferrara, Italy
    The name of this long and huge palace comes from over 8000 pink and white marble stones cut in the form of pyramids that cover its facade. I have read that the diamond was one of the emblem of the d' Este family. The works on this palace begun in 149…
  2. Free! "Sights & Attractions" in Ferrara, Italy
    The cathedral was built in the XII century. It was restored and modified between 1712 and 1880. Its facade is divided into three sections. The lower part was built in Romanesque style. The upper part was built some decades later in Gothic style. …
  3. Average priced "Sights & Attractions" in Ferrara, Italy
    At the very beginning this castle was a tower; built in the XIII century. In 1385 by Niccolò II d' Este ordered the construction of a big fortress in order to defend himself and his family against the citizens' uprisings. Ferrara' s citizens prot…
  4. Average priced "General Tips & Advice" in Ferrara, Italy
    The fourth saturday and sunday of every month; except in august an interesting craft market is held in Ferrara. This market is made of various stalls where you can find something nice to take home or buy for yourself. When I visited this marke…
  5. Free! "Sights & Attractions" in Ferrara, Italy
    This palace which is now used as town hall, was the ducal palace. It was built in 1245 and later enlarged. The ducal palce was where the Estense family lived until the XVI century. The main entrance of the palace is through the so called Volto de…
  6. Average priced "Sights & Attractions" in Ferrara, Italy
    This one storey palace was built from 1559 on order by Francesco d' Este; son of Alfonso I and Lucrezia Borgia. From 1578 it was inherited to his daughter Marfisa who lived there until her death. Inside this building you can see several rooms wit…
  7. Cheap "Sights & Attractions" in Ferrara, Italy
    This mansion was built by a merchant; Giovanni Romei in the XV century. It was enlarged for his second marriage. There are several rooms to visit inside. On the ground floor you can visit the hall of the sibille and the hall of the Prophets. These…
  8. Average priced "Sights & Attractions" in Ferrara, Italy
    The name given to this large palace could be translated as "to spur boredom". Its was used as a building for enjoyment and to receive guests. It was built from 1385 and enlarged around 1470 on Borso d' Este' s orders. It was enlarged again in 1493. …
  9. Free! "Sights & Attractions" in Ferrara, Italy
    This monastery was founded in the Middle Ages by the Agustinians monks. In 1257 Azzo d' Este bought the buildings and the area where this monastery was located from them. The following year his daughter Beatrice and her companions (nuns) went to live…
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