The Castello Estense is the most important monument of Ferrara, said San Michele, built by Nicolò D'Este in 1385, is located in the center of the city. Originally intended as a defensive and military structure, then becomes the addition Herculean, home of the Dukes and the ducal residence. Spread over four towers, with a wide moat that surrounds it, remember that in addition to the original function, seems to isolate it from the urban context. Now is permanent museum where you can still see inside: the ducal apartments, the old prisons, the Torre dei Leoni, the Orange Garden, the ducal kitchens and appreciate works of art for the magnificence of the Prince.

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L.go Castello, 1
44121 Ferrara

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