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Practicals

Food

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Ferrara - eat out - v.e. photo

Ferrara - hams - v.e. photo

Shopping

The best shopping area is Via Mazzini and Via Garibaldi.

Fun

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Ferrara - Piazza della Cattedrale, the central square - v.e. photo

Ferrara - fun - v.e. photo

Background

Destination in brief

The city of Ferrara is in Northern Italy, in the region of Emilia-Romagna, East-West of Bologna, along the banks of the River Po.

Population (2021): 136,373

One of the main features of Ferrara is that a nine-kilometer-long wall surrounds it. The wall was built mainly during the 15th and 16th centuries.

History

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Ferrara - Piazza Savonarola - statue of Girolamo Savanarola (1452-1498), an infamous Dominican friar, who strongly clashed with tyrannical rulers and the corrupt clergy - b.a. photo

Attractions

Cathedral of Ferrara

 Piazza della Cattedrale

Ferrara - Piazza della Cattedrale, the central square - v.e. photo

The Castello Estense

Ferrara - Castello Estense - p.i. photo

Ferrara - Castello Estenese - the moat around the castle - f.e. photo

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