- The Mediaeval Centre
- From the Middle Ages to today, the area around the Cathedral has always been the focus of the city life.
- National Archaeological Museum
- The museum, housed on the first floor of the Palazzo Costabili, exhibits the findings of the Etruscan city of Spina...
- Palazzo dei Diamanti
- The magnificent Palazzo dei Diamanti, at the centre of the Addizione Erculea, on the important crossroads known as the Quadrivio degli Angeli belonged to the duke’s brother Sigismondo d’Este.
- Estense Castle
- In Ferrara in 1385, a dangerous revolt convinced Niccolò II d’Este of the need to erect mighty defences for himself and his family thus the Castello di San Michele was built, a fortress erected against the people.
- Piazza Ariostea
- This very special oval piazza set below ground level and also famous for the races of the Palio, is the work of the architect Biagio Rossetti.
- The city walls
- The ancient Walls of Ferrara encircle the historic centre almost without interruption for nine kilometres, constituting one of the oldest and most impressive...
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