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In Ferrara

Throughout the province


2 - Ferrara. Where the river used to run

Once upon a time the Po ran to the south of Ferrara and lapped against a busy river port, a source of riches for the mediaeval city.


3 - Ferrara. The historic centre and the Jewish quarter

The Estense castle is the symbol of Ferrara, a fortress of 1385 built as a fortified palace to protect the Este family after a revolt in the city...


4 - Ferrara. The Renaissance City

In 1492 Duke Ercole I, driven by considerations of economics, politics, defence and prestige, decided to expand the capital of his realm, taking within the walls the vast zone north of the castle.

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