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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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  • In my visit Ferrarese I got to be able to switch to the outside of the building. It is very simple because it is located in Corso Ercole I d'Este, historic street typical of Ferrara. The Palace is so pretty and what makes it distinctive is the typical construction with these diamond-shaped figures which come out from the whole wall and give the building a 3D effect depending on the angle from which you look at it. Looking at it from the front it even seems that the wall is flat and there is no boss coming out of it. Recommended!
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  • Maybe nicer outside than inside ... houses the pinacoteca ... ... beautiful legend of diamond within the walls.
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  • The façade is truly a fine example of Italian architecture. The Interior maybe affects fewer. I haven't visited the Museum but only the garden. To see
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  • Beautiful architecture. Very photogenic.
  • Extraordinary palazzo.
  • especially after open hour, should be perfect relax area
  • Intersting facade. Nice architecture.
  • Bellissima architettura