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Cimitero della Certosa

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Address: Via Borso d'Este 50, Ferrara, Italy

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Nice place, not so far from the castle, relaxing.

We appreciate the atmosphere and the garden. 15min by walk from the castle. If you are visiting Ferrara, I suggest to recover for half an hour here, then continue to visit this... read more

4 of 5 starsReviewed April 22, 2014
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Nonantola, Italy
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 11, 2014

The peace and beauty of this place (including the gardens and green spaces) is breathtaking. The architecture (by Rosetti) is so well proportioned and harmonious that it lifts the spirit. We went there on bicycles and had the place to ourselves. Only downside was that the church was closed so we couldn't see the art inside

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Nonantola, Italy
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 22, 2014

We appreciate the atmosphere and the garden. 15min by walk from the castle. If you are visiting Ferrara, I suggest to recover for half an hour here, then continue to visit this nice city.

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Washington DC, District of Columbia
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed September 10, 2013

The outside of the Certosa is anot as elaborate as the Certosa in Milan. The church as being cleaned so the inside was stripped bare for cleaning. We went to the cemetery because distant family member is buried there. Out side is very pleasant

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Oslo
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 21 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 15, 2013

We ended up here by chance, and what a surprise! This place is totally worth a visit. We were there on a sunday afternoon in july, Ferrara was almost empty and somehow magic.

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London, England, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 13, 2013

Probably worth a visit, but personally I felt rather overwhelmed. Many of the Ferrarese lived quite long lives, including one lady of 104. It was a shame that the Certosa itself was not open, due to possible earthquake damage.

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Wellington
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 15, 2013

This was a lovely, quiet place to visit and walk around, listen to the birds and see places were whole generations of Italians are buried and remembered. Wide open spaces, many cloisters, some still closed when we visited.

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Bristol, United Kingdom
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed September 23, 2012

Saw this from the air from a hotair balloon ride and had to go see what it looked like from the ground. Whole family historys here and, although the cloisters were closed due to recent earthquake activity, it was so interesting and not a bit macabre looking at the way the Italians revere their forebears.

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed September 5, 2012

It looks great but the cloisters are closed off after the earthquake so you have plenty to see but not as much access to a chronological timeline as I would have liked.

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Address: Via Borso d'Este 50, Ferrara, Italy
Location: Europe  >  Italy  >  Emilia-Romagna  >  Province of Ferrara  >  Ferrara

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