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Ferrara is a city in Emilia-Romagna, northern Italy, situated 50 km north-northeast of Bologna. The town has wide streets and many palaces dating from the 14th century and 15th century. Because of its beauty and cultural importance, it has been qualified by UNESCO as World Heritage Site. Ferrara has a warm temperate climate with hot summers and no dry season. The area within 40 km of this station is covered by croplands.

Where to Stay:
If you prefer a budget hotel, you can choose Delta Hotel, a 4 star hotel which is designed to ensure a comfortable stay. You will not be far away from major tourist attractions and landmarks. You can also enjoy at bicycle storage. You can make discount hotel reservations on Dhr.com. There are great deals on booking comfortable discount hotels.

Brief History:
Ferrara became an intellectual and artistic centre that attracted the greatest minds of the Italian Renaissance in the 15th and 16th centuries. Piero della Francesca, Jacopo Bellini and Andrea Mantegna decorated the palaces of the House of Este. The humanist concept of the 'ideal city' became in the neighbourhoods built from 1492, onwards by Biagio Rossetti according to the new principles of perspective.

Events, Landmarks, Activities:
The town is surrounded by more than 9 kilometres of ancient walls, mainly built in the 15th and 16th centuries. The most iconic building in the town is Castello Estense: locared in the centre, it's a brick building surrounded by a moat, with four massive bastions. It was built starting in 1385 and partly restored in 1554. The Palazzo Schifanoia was built in 1385 for Alberto V d'Este. The palazzo has frescoes depicting the life of Borso d'Este, the signs of the zodiac and allegorical representations of the months. The building also contains fine choir-books with miniatures and a collection of coins and Renaissance medals. The Ferrara Synagogue and Jewish Museum are situated in the he medieval centre, close to the cathedral and the Castello Estense. This street was part of the Jewish Quarter, the Jews were separated from the rest of the population of Ferrara from 1627 to 1859. Explore more of this marvelous city by saving up on Ferrara hotels. Find discount hotels in Ferrara at dhr.com.

Transportation:
You should rent a bike for example at the train station. Everyone bikes there, even the police officers themselves. It's the most convenient way to get around this city.

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