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Beautiful piazza

Beautiful piazza with superb architecture, dominated by the cathedral,which is currently under... read more

Reviewed June 13, 2019
manswa
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Stockport, United Kingdom
Lovely Place to Visit in the Evening

Whilst the Cathedral is sadly closed for renovation, the "other" side of this Piazza offers much in... read more

Reviewed May 28, 2019
BobandJosie
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Reading, United Kingdom
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Reviewed June 28, 2019 via mobile

We walked through the piazza every day during our three day stay in Ferrara. The cathedral itself is still in progress of being restored from the earthquake.

Date of experience: June 2019
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Reviewed June 13, 2019

Beautiful piazza with superb architecture, dominated by the cathedral,which is currently under restoration having been badly damaged in an earthquake in 2012. However, the piazza still has much to offer with its many shops and is a lovely place to sit, enjoy a drink, and...More

Date of experience: June 2019
Thank manswa
Reviewed May 28, 2019

Whilst the Cathedral is sadly closed for renovation, the "other" side of this Piazza offers much in the way of Architecture and small shops to explore.

Date of experience: May 2019
Thank BobandJosie
Reviewed March 24, 2019 via mobile

It’s a shame that the Cathedral itself is still closed for repair work after major damage in the 2012 earthquake, but this square still has a lot to see, with the former Ducal Palace on one side and the Clock Tower on another. There’s lots...More

Date of experience: March 2019
Thank Nicholas H
Reviewed March 3, 2019

very impressive cathedral and little shops around the cathedral that reminded us some Eastern Europe places like in Cracow. Stunning views in all directions as often the case in Italian Plazzas...

Date of experience: February 2019
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Reviewed November 2, 2018

Nice place to walk around. Best time to visit is the first Sunday of the month. The street market is nice and interesting for locals and tourists.

Date of experience: September 2018
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Reviewed September 11, 2018 via mobile

It's in the old city centre, nice place to walk around. It's very clean and at night has.an special atmosphere of italian mistery.

Date of experience: September 2018
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Reviewed June 7, 2018

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

Date of experience: May 2018
Thank Hendrik_NL
Reviewed May 14, 2018

An interesting, very busy square in front of Ferrara Cathedral. Every first Sunday of the month there is a big street market.

Date of experience: May 2018
1  Thank Ogi0
Reviewed October 26, 2016

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

Date of experience: October 2016
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