Attractions to explore nearby Galleria Estense
The Estense Gallery, located in Modena, is the museum that exhibits the collection of works of art that belonged to the Dukes of Este, as well as a collection of works acquired later, over the last two centuries. It includes four halls and sixteen exhibition halls dedicated to that conspicuous artistic heritage accumulated by the Dukes of Este since the glorious years of the lordship of Ferrara.
The metropolitan cathedral of Santa Maria Assunta in Cielo and San Geminiano is the main place of worship in the city of Modena, mother church of the archdiocese of Modena-Nonantola. A masterpiece of the Romanesque style, the cathedral was built by the architect Lanfranco on the site of the sepulcher of San Geminiano, patron saint of Modena, where two churches had already been erected since the 5th century.
The Ghirlandina is a bell tower of the Cathedral of Modena. 86.12 meters high, clearly visible to travelers arriving in the city from any cardinal point, the tower is the true symbol of Modena. The Civic Tower, with the cathedral and the Piazza Grande of the city, has been included since 1997 in the list of Italian World Heritage Sites by UNESCO. The structure was set up in 1179 on five floors.
Enzo Ferrari Museum in Modena, northern Italy, is a transport museum dedicated to the founder of the world-famous automobile manufacturer Ferrari. The Museum complex consists of two parts; a restored building, which once was the mechanical workshop of Enzo Ferrari’s father, Alfredo, and a new futuristic wing, shaped like a giant yellow automobile car hood, designed by British architectural firm Future Systems in collaboration with Italy’s Shiro Studio.