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Casa Romei

Via Girolamo Savonarola 30, 44121, Ferrara, Italy
+39 0532 234130
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we visited it in august2017

If you want to know something about history of Ferrara city you need to visit Casa Romei.Ticket... read more

Reviewed 14 August 2017
Doina-Elena G
Unchanged Medieval house

Wonderful historic residence in Ferrara shows how the wealthy lived in medieval times. To my eye... read more

Reviewed 16 July 2017
Martina Franca, Italy
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Casa Romei was built by the merchant Giovanni Romei around the mid fifteenth century, and constitutes a unique renaissance mansion in Ferrara. Original decorations from the age of its first owner, elegant courtyards, loggias, halls, make it an exceptional landmark inside the ancient city centre. During the time that the house formed part of the Monastery of Corpus Domini, the ceilings of the rooms on the first floor (XVI century), were decorated with elegant grotesques. Casa Romei became a veritable museum in 1953 and received collections of frescoes, statues and lapidaries from mostly destroyed ancient city churches and civil buildings. Therefore you can discover -inside its 15 rooms- witnesses from a forgotten town. The echoes of important artists, such as Donatello, Francesco Dal Cossa, Gregorio di Lorenzo, Bastianino, Alfonso Lombardi, make the visit inside Casa Romeo an unforgettable experience of a greater interest.
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Via Girolamo Savonarola 30, 44121, Ferrara, Italy
+39 0532 234130

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Reviewed 14 August 2017

If you want to know something about history of Ferrara city you need to visit Casa Romei.Ticket price 3 euro/1 adult

2  Thank Doina-Elena G
Reviewed 16 July 2017

Wonderful historic residence in Ferrara shows how the wealthy lived in medieval times. To my eye much looked back to Roman times, however it was amazing to see what was behind the street walls that we walked past. We were met at the entrance by...More

Thank HampshireBirdman
Reviewed 21 May 2017 via mobile

Very beautiful place and different from the usual museums. Better a guided tour to discover all secret.

1  Thank Massimiliano G
Reviewed 29 April 2017

This is a most interesting and beautiful historic building close to the Cathedral and Monastery of Corpus Domini and should be on everyone's list of places to visit in Ferrara. Beautifully laid out with clear explanations in every room, there is much to learn about...More

2  Thank gianlorenzo
Reviewed 17 April 2017 via mobile

Excellent museum in a very nice building close to the center of Ferrara. The most important works of art related to the history of Ferrara are collected there.

1  Thank Antonio L
Reviewed 14 April 2017 via mobile

Beautiful exposition, i would like to come back. Definitely worth visiting exposition on the second floor.

1  Thank Jan C
Reviewed 17 March 2017 via mobile

We had an intriguing visit to explore the Casa Romei this afternoon. In particular we enjoyed the two small private rooms as yet only open to the public on limited occasions. These were dedicated to the study of grammar and geography. Helpful staff and well...More

1  Thank JonC60
Reviewed 18 November 2016

Well reconstructed and preserved noblemen's house that later became part of the nearby convent. Also has architectural fragments and ancients archaeological bits and pieces.

1  Thank Caterina408
Reviewed 16 October 2016

You can skip this "attraction" altogether, unless you have a MyFE card and are bored out of your wits. Photos look attractive but there is really nothing interesting to see, in my opinion.More

Thank Connector_2012
andy34438, Direttore at Casa Romei, responded to this reviewResponded 2 November 2016
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Gentilissimo visitatore, ci dispiace sapere che la possibilità di conoscere alcuni aspetti della storia del XV secolo italiano grazie alla...More

Reviewed 3 September 2016

Make sure you put this house on your list of things to see in Ferrara. It is a wonderful opportunity to see what it looks like behind those tall brick sides and the glorious rooms and a decoration held with in. You can really get...More

1  Thank ozzie5melbourne
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