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Piazza Cattedrale is embedded in Ferrara, at this moment a bit disfigured by the restoration activities, together with screens and hoarding, of the front facade of the immense Cathedral. But together with the Piazza Trento e Trieste along the Cathedral building, with the shops, curiously...More
Piazza Cattedrale is remarkable for both its beauty and for the marvellous row of medieval shops which are constructed along one side of the cathedral, and still function as retail outlets. the square is especially lovely after dark, when it is illuminated by street lights...More
A classic city square, with bars, ice-cream parlours, and other places to while away an hour or two. I was mesmerised by the large number of people of all ages passing through on foot and on bikes, with or without their dogs. Always seems to...More
The large square, especially at night, provides a fascinating view of street life in Ferrara, full of students, strolling or biking by. It is in the center near the castle and surrounded by Italian restaurants and bars.
Ferrara's antiquities are all in the town centre - the Cathedral which is as spectacular as any in the Region, the square, the castle with moat. It is a 1.5R bus ride from the train station - too hot to walk in July.
We arrived in this grand square in the early afternoon so we could not enter the basilica because it was closed. We were still not sorry because the square itself is a sight in itself, very grand, with ample distance where you could photograph the...More