Palazzo dei Diamanti (Palace of Diamonds)
A masterpiece of the architect and planner by court architect Biagio Rossetti, this beautiful building is now one of the most famous Renaissance buildings in the world thanks to its unique shape, with 8500 diamond-shaped marble blocks, composed of its original ashlar. This particular building is located in the Crossroads of the Angels in the center of the addition Herculean and was built in 1492 by order of Sigismondo d 'Este, brother of Duke Ercole d'Este. The bosses of white marble veined with pink fully cover the two facades decorate the tree and giving the building a unique and original up to exalt the corner or edge. Of particular importance also the candelabra carved by Gabriele Frisoni, from the lovely balcony and decorations phytomorphic angles. The Diamond Palace now houses the National Art Gallery.
Palazzo del Monte di Pietà