The beautiful Estense Castle, built in 1385 in the centre of the town.
The Cathedral, built in the 12th century is one of the most beautiful example of the Romanesque style.
Other religious monument are:
Oratorio dell’Annunziata, Monastero of Corpus Domini and the Monastero of S. Antonio in Polesine which contains some frescoes by the school of Giotto.
In Ferrara you will also find a great choice of Museums and Pinacotecs.
Do not forget to visit the walls around the city built in the 1493.
The centre of Ferrara is an UNESCO classified world heritage.
The Renaissance atmosphere is a typical characteristic of the centre of the city.
Ferrara has uncertain origin: probably was founded by the inhabitants of the nearest lagoon.
The Este family was very important for the economic and cultural development.
Ferrara today count about 132.000 inhabitants.
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