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Ferrara, Italy

Collection of 8 places
Discover the charm of the Cattedrale di San Giorgio

Ferrara Cathedral (Italian: Basilica Cattedrale di San Giorgio, Duomo di Ferrara) is a Roman Catholic cathedral and minor basilica in Ferrara. Dedicated to Saint George, the patron saint of the city, it is the seat of the Archbishop of Ferrara and the largest religious building in the city. The cathedral stands in the city centre, not far from the Palazzo Comunale and the famous Castello Estense and is connected to the Archbishop's Palace by a covered passage.

Walks in the medieval centre of Ferrara Via delle Volte

Via delle Volte is located in the medieval center of Ferrara. Start west from Corso Porta Reno (continuing along the path of via Capo delle Volte) and ends east arriving at via Giuoco del Pallone.

Relax in Piazza Ariostea

Piazza Ariostea is an important square in Ferrara built by Ercole I d'Este, Duke of Ferrara and built with the urban project of the court architect Biagio Rossetti.

Stroll in the suggestive Corso Ercole I d'Este

Corso Ercole I d'Este is an important Renaissance street in Ferrara that starts from Largo Castello and arrives at the city walls, at the Porta degli Angeli, at the ramparts of Belvedere (or Belfiore).

First female monastery in the Este city Monastero di Sant'Antonio in Polesine

Sant'Antonio in Polesine is a Catholic monastic complex of the nuns of the Order of Saint Benedict located in Ferrara, Italy and dedicated to Anthony the Great. Administratively, it is part of the deanery of Ferrara, part of the Archdiocese of Ferrara-Comacchio.

The beautiful medieval Castello Estense

The Castello Estense (‘Este castle’) or castello di San Michele (‘St. Michael's castle’) is a moated medieval castle in the center of Ferrara, northern Italy. It consists of a large block with four corner towers.

Visit the exhibits at Palazzo dei Diamanti

Palazzo dei Diamanti is a Renaissance palace located on Corso Ercole I d'Este 21 in Ferrara, region of Emilia Romagna, Italy. The main floor of the Palace houses the Pinacoteca Nazionale di Ferrara (National Painting Gallery of Ferrara).

Discover the ancient Mura di Ferrara
Walled city

The walls of Ferrara are a fortified wall that originally completely surrounded the city of Este for a total extension of about thirteen kilometers while today this is reduced to about nine kilometers. Their construction began in the Middle Ages and were reworked between the fifteenth and sixteenth centuries.