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Palazzina di Marfisa d'Este

Corso della Giovecca 170, 44121, Ferrara, Italy
+39 0532 244949
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Top of my list

This is a remarkable residence dating from the 16th century the frescoes are extraordinary and the... read more

Reviewed 3 September 2016
Beautiful ceilings

It was a long walk from center city to see a medium sized palazzo, but the ceilings were great... read more

Reviewed 7 May 2015
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3 Sep 2016
“Top of my list”
6 May 2015
“Beautiful ceilings”
Corso della Giovecca 170, 44121, Ferrara, Italy
+39 0532 244949

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Reviewed 3 September 2016

This is a remarkable residence dating from the 16th century the frescoes are extraordinary and the rooms are full of fantastic antique furniture. You can imagine what it would have been like to live here. I loved it. Don't miss it.

Thank ozzie5melbourne
Reviewed 7 May 2015

It was a long walk from center city to see a medium sized palazzo, but the ceilings were great. There were some pieces of period furniture, but all-in-all, this site is not a top place to see in Ferrara.

1  Thank kagatlin
Reviewed 11 September 2014

We liked this palazzo primarily because it wasn't overwhelming. The painted ceilings and the furniture gave one a sense of what it must have been like to live there--it didn't feel too much like a museum, and there wasn't the sense of being watched all...More

Thank leisure-traveller44
Reviewed 20 March 2014

This Palazzo has some ceiling paintings including one outside the main building that mimics a vegetal cover. Some period furniture is unfortunately now covered by insipid modern"art works". Altogether not compelling

1  Thank MILOUW
Reviewed 16 March 2013

A bit out of the way, but worth the walk you feel this is areal home that was lived in. It is filled with beautifully carved furniture and tables and chairs. Ferrarese Terzo de'Terzi is credited with designing this house for Princess Marfisa of Este...More

Thank CarnivalGatti
Reviewed 8 January 2013

interesting for having an idea about aristocratic house at that time.cheap entrance.nice roof decorations.being there ,better to see it then escape

Thank ricvac
Reviewed 28 July 2012

Interesting so called "small palace" in Ferrara but nice and it gives a good idea of how the richer people lived in that period.

Thank RDRBeveren
Reviewed 9 February 2012

This palace is another 'delizia' a bit out of the route, but well worth a visit. It is all on one floor, with 6 beautiful rooms, one into another, with frescoes, wooden ceilings, pictures and period furniture that recreate a wonderful Renaissance feeling. You can...More

Thank luciafamily
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