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A very pleasant, out-of-the-way visit

The Palazzina has a lovely interior, with interesting furnishings and artefacts. I would say it's a... read more

Reviewed December 7, 2018
London, United Kingdom
Just the right size to get a sense of palazzo life

We liked this palazzo primarily because it wasn't overwhelming. The painted ceilings and the... read more

Reviewed September 11, 2014
Northern England
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Dec 7, 2018
“A very pleasant, out-of-the-way visit”
Sep 3, 2016
“Top of my list”
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Reviewed December 7, 2018

The Palazzina has a lovely interior, with interesting furnishings and artefacts. I would say it's a 45-minute visit rather than a couple of hours, but well worth exploring in a low-key, peaceful way.

Date of experience: November 2018
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Reviewed September 3, 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.

Date of experience: September 2016
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Reviewed May 6, 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.

Date of experience: May 2015
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Reviewed September 11, 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

Date of experience: September 2014
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Reviewed March 20, 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

Date of experience: March 2014
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Reviewed March 15, 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

Date of experience: March 2013
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Reviewed January 8, 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

Date of experience: January 2013
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Reviewed July 28, 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.

Date of experience: July 2012
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Reviewed February 9, 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

Date of experience: January 2012
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