This is quite a unique building with its outside walls covered in diamond looking bricks.. quite a nice surprise.
About Palazzo dei Diamanti
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Firstly make sure you have an entrance ticket, great architecture, a lovely place to take a relaxing walk and absorb the architecture
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 comes to mind). Yes you must buy a ticket, but even on a Sunday...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 offered park benches.
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! :)
I suggest you to visit this exposition about the universe of one of the greatest writer of the Renaissance, Ludovico Ariosto (he wrote his poem, "Orlando furioso", in 1516 at the Este's court in Ferrara). This exposition is about what he was thinking trough his...More
Temporary exhibition of the hero in Ariosto's monumental poem. The building also houses paintings of the Renaissance in Ferrara's rich history.