Visit Ferrara

Ferrara is situated in the north east of Emilia Romagna on the Po di Valano, a channel of the Po River. The town has broad streets and many palaces dating from the 14th century and 15th century, when it hosted the court of the House of Este. Ferrara is characterized by twisting medieval cobblestoned streets, a Duomo with a looming Gothic façade and a castle complete with towers, moat, and drawbridges. Ferrara is on the main rail line from Bologna to Padua and Venice, and has branches to Ravenna, Poggio Rusco and Codigoro.

Due to its important historical significance, Ferrara became the headquarters of the Italian Hermitage Museum. It is only the fifth city in the world to have been linked with the Russian museum. From this union the Hermitage Italy Foundation was born, thanks to the d’Este family of astute art patrons, Ferrara contains many beautiful object of art. The city itself is the masterpiece, half medieval, half Renaissance the dual cityscape was the vision of oligarch Ercole d’Esta, who hired architect Biagio Rossetti to seamlessly meld the newer section to the old.

One of the most important Ferrara attractions are the walls: the town is still surrounded by more than 9 kilometers of ancient walls, mainly built in the 15th and 16th centuries. Along with those of Lucca, they are the best preserved Renaissance walls in Italy. The imposing brick Castello Estense sited in the very center of the town is iconic of Ferrara. The castle, erected in 1385 and surrounded by a moat, with four massive bastions is one of the reason to visit Ferrara. The pavilions on the top of the towers date from the 116th century refurbishment.

The City Historical Archives contain a relevant amount of historical documents, starting from 15th century. The diocesan Historical Archive is more ancient, mentioned in documents in AD 955, and contains precious documents collected across the centuries by the clergy. Other sight to see, the Palazzo Massari the site of Contemporary and Modern Art Museum and its sculpture garden. Communal Theatre, House of the poet Ludovico Ariosto, erected by him after 1526 and in which he died in 15322. Palace of Ludovico IL Moro and Palazzina di Marfisa d’Este.

The Ferrarese musician Girolamo Frescobaldi was one of the most important composers of keyboard music in the late Renaissance and early Baroque periods. His masterpiece Fiori musicali is a collection of liturgical organ music first published in 1635. It became the most famous of Frescobaldi’s works and was studied centuries after his death by numerous composers.

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