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very interesting

very interesting to see the cemetery and local history. No tours and caretaker did not speak... read more

Reviewed 1 October 2016
Carolyn B
Moncton, Canada
The history of the Jewss of Ferrara

A vast area, not particularly well maintained, but interesting for anybody curious about Ferrara's... read more

Reviewed 9 August 2016
Zug, Switzerland
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17 Nov 2017
“In need of restoration”
25 Apr 2017
“Spacious cemetery with beautiful grounds”
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Reviewed 17 November 2017

This is a desolate spot, badly in need of renovation, or even having the grass cut. Poorly signposted,

Date of experience: November 2017
Thank Zanzibar48
Reviewed 25 April 2017

We really enjoyed this visit. It's important to visit sites of Jewish interest I think and we weren't disappointed.

Date of experience: April 2017
Thank Berseder
Reviewed 14 February 2017 via mobile

This is one of my favorite places in my hometown. Ferrara's past is linked to its Jewish community. I advise you to take a walk in the former Jewish ghetto and then walk till the cemetery which is a peaceful garden with very old and...More

Date of experience: October 2016
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Reviewed 1 October 2016

very interesting to see the cemetery and local history. No tours and caretaker did not speak English. We were glad we found this gem.

Date of experience: September 2016
Thank Carolyn B
Reviewed 9 August 2016

A vast area, not particularly well maintained, but interesting for anybody curious about Ferrara's ancient Jewish comunity.

Date of experience: August 2016
Thank GranZorro
Reviewed 5 May 2016

Take your time to visit this wonderful place. The past of the jewish community must have been fascinating. On the end you will find Bassanis grave.

Date of experience: April 2016
Thank Maria O
Reviewed 27 April 2016

If you are a reader of the novels of Giorgio Bassani, which if you are visiting Ferrara you should be, then this is a place of pilgrimage. His grave is here but it is also a beautiful green peaceful place.

Date of experience: April 2016
Thank OxfordCorben
Reviewed 21 April 2015 via mobile

This is a beautiful corner of the city , an oasis of peace and quiet full of wild flowers. Thank goodness that no one has 'tidied' it up. We went to find Bassani's grave which is in the NE corner and is something of a...More

Thank kattyukres
Reviewed 4 August 2013

Considering this is not only a Jewish burial ground but a place of great historic interest in the history of Ferrara-the condition of the cemetery is horrific! This historical site is listed in all tourist guides of the city as a city's landmark. The graves...More

Date of experience: July 2013
10  Thank ZoeRM
Reviewed 19 July 2013

A secluded cemetery, filled with lots of history, hidden behind tall walls, lots of beautiful trees but unfortunately, a bit unkempt.

Date of experience: April 2013
1  Thank Ellie B
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