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Castello Estense

Largo Castello 1, 44121, Ferrara, Italy
+39 0532 299233
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Largo Castello 1, 44121, Ferrara, Italy
+39 0532 299233
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Reviewed yesterday

This castle is in the middle of Ferrara and is well maintained, you can walk through the courtyard and enjoy the history of this place. The water around the castle could be cleaned once in a while but that would be the only negative

Thank davidg777
Reviewed 5 days ago

We visited Ferrara in August this year and spent a couple of hours in the castle. There are few, if any, original furnishings in the castle as they were all taken to Florence after the death of the last Duke of Ferrara. You can work...More

Thank AJJS1
Reviewed 1 week ago

We've visited many old, historic structures in Italy -- churches, palazzi, catacombs, etc. -- but Castello Estense was the first and only real castle that we've seen. Its moat, drawbridge, dungeon, kitchen, and tower were all great to see up close. Kids will love it,...More

Thank David A
Reviewed 1 week ago

We visited it in august 2017 and we was impressed about the history of the Castello Estense.We was up in turn and we had a beautiful view about all the Ferrara city.Ticket price 10 euro for 1 adult.

Thank Doina-Elena G
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

The castle is large and well worth a visit. Not expensive but you can pay extra to go up the tower. The dungeon was very impressive and scary! Lots to see, toilets available and lockers with keys to store your bags.

Thank inikamozi
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Ferrara is a very nice historical city with a great castel in the middle of the town. The castle is surrounded by a ditch with water. On some days you can ride a boat.

Thank Oana C
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Such a beautiful castle cannot be missed. Right in the centre of town, it is a stunning masterpiece. The audio tour is great, I would highly recommend it to get the most out of the visit. There is a beautiful orange tree gardens with an...More

Thank Gaia_210
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Absolutely worth to visit, the ticket price is 8€ for adults, 6€ for students plus 2 € if you wish to see the Torre dei Leoni as well - not too high, but with nice view to the city. In the castle there are a...More

1  Thank Brigitta S
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

As you walk from the train station to the centre of town, you cannot fail to be impressed by the Castello. Towers, a moat and some impressive draw bridges will lure you in to see what else there is. Inside is a cafe and a...More

Thank Christine335
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Visit Ferrara and you can not miss this great medieval castle in the centre of the city surrounded by a large moat, great history and plenty of artefacts to view, great views to be had over the city and excellent photo opportunities

Thank Terry C
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June C
13 November 2016|
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Response from L90MAW | Reviewed this property |
It is quite informal.