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Palazzo dei Diamanti, Ferrara

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Admire medieval wood-panel paintings, classical words by Garofalo, enormous frescos, and more at Palazzo dei Diamanti, which houses the National Art Gallery of Ferrara. One of the world's most noteworthy Renaissance-era palaces, thousands of pink-veined marble diamonds adorn its reflective facade. Look for paintings from the medieval period through the 18th century, as well as rotating contemporary art exhibits. Don't miss the building's ornate candelabras and the Renaissance courtyard with its cloister and Ferraran marble well. Choose to start, finish, or center your holiday on a trip to Palazzo dei Diamanti by using our Ferrara trip itinerary planner.
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  • We spent an afternoon wandering through the Palazzo and enjoyed every minute of it. The building is imposing and beautiful from the outside, reminiscent of some ancient castles from Scotland (Crichton...  more »
  • We ended out Ferrara visit at the Palazzo dei Diamante. Before seeing it in person, I had assumed that the diamond exterior was tilework, rather than an embossed pattern. The courtyard was restful and...  more »
  • You gotta purchase tickets when you enter and sometimes there will be a queue, but then again a good visit in Emilia-Romagna region this is! :)  more »
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  • It deserves even the palace, hosted exhibitions are always beautiful. beautiful architecturally. It contains a gallery of wonderful painters mainly Emilia and Romagna.
  • Beautiful building with a nice little garden
  • Beautiful architecture. Very photogenic.
  • Extraordinary palazzo.
  • especially after open hour, should be perfect relax area