10Ferrara: Castello Estense Di Ferrara
Italy was once the center of the world with powerful and extremely wealthy politicians, aristocrats, and generals. This is why there are so many castles everywhere, adorning this beautiful landscape. These castles are so much fun if you care so much about entertainment. Here are 10 most beautiful castles in Italy. This is a walled renaissance city with rich history and culture. The castle projects beautiful roman and gothic architecture that is pleasing to behold. One way to view the magnificence of this castle is to stay at the Annunziata hotel rooms. The Castle of the East is the best known and most visited monument in the Italian city of Ferrara. Located in the center of the city, this historic fortress is also known as Castillo de San Michele. However, its best known name is that of Castello Estense, named for having been built by the Este family. The visit to Ferrara is undoubtedly one of the best excursions from Bologna, and from here we encourage you to discover it. The exterior of the Castle of the East remains essentially the aspect that was given in the second half of the sixteenth century. Thus, it still retains the large water pit that surrounds the castle, and has three entrances with drawbridges, preceded by masonry revellines. The fourth entrance, to the east, was sacrificed to make room for the kitchens. Although the lower part of the building continues to maintain the structure of a medieval fortress, at the top the painter and decorator Giorolamo da Carpi installed elegant white stone terraces. On the other hand, the castle towers acquired a more stylized appearance as a result of building a series of viewpoints on them. Click the next ARROW to see the next photo!