Parma is full of historically important monuments and is perhaps the best place to witness history unfold. The wonderful monuments and the rich history attached with the destination make Parma one of Top Historical Destinations in the world. Parma is a very historically important place and thus sees a lot of tourists every year. Whenever you are planning to visit a historical monument in Parma or a place of historical significance, it is always good to know a little information about the place, its opening and closing times, the ideal duration of visit and the need of tour guide to visit the historical monuments of Parma. Explore the historical monuments of Parma with a guided tour or opt for in-depth information of its historical account, this Parma guide is your go-to option for free. Move to things to do in Parma page for the complete list of attractions and activities.
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Top Historical Parma landmarks
Traverse through the finest landmarks and famous historical buildings of Parma.
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Piazza del Duomo, Parma, 43100, Italy
07:30 am - 07:00 pm
Probably a basilica might have existed on the same site back in 6th century, but was abandoned later on. In 1106, the sight was turned to a cathedral, popularly known as Parma Cathedral. It is perhaps the most important Italian Romanesque cathedral, decorated by Illusionistic fresco by Antonio da Correggio. In the interior of the cathedral, you can...
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Piazza del Duomo, Parma, 43100, Italy
09:00 am - 06:45 pm
Overshadowing the cathedral of Parma, this pink-colored stone baptistery in octagonal shape cannot ignore your attention. Popularly known as Battistero (in Italina), it is situated on the south side of the piazza. Taking a closure look to the baptistery will show that the architectural design has a mixture of Romanesque and Gothic style. Its highli...
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Piazza Giuseppe Garibaldi, 2, 43100 Parma PR, Italy
08:30 am - 05:30 pm
You can even call it as Governor’s Palace, as it is popularly known throughout Parma. Till date, it is considered as the most prestigious place of modern and contemporary art in Parma. Now, it holds some of the prestigious international exhibitions that are open for public as well. Otherwise, visiting the palace is always not possible.
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All'internodel Parco Ducale, Via Melloni, Parma, Italy, IT
09:00 am - 12:00 pm
When you are going to visit Parc Ducale, your attention will definitely fall on Palazzo Ducale. It is an impressive historical monument with awe-strucking features that are bound to hold your gaze for quite a few minutes. The notable features of the monument are the frescoes, the facade having 18th- statues and the yellow exterior of the palace. To...
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Piazza della Pilotta, 5, 43100 Parma PR, Italy
09:00 am - 04:30 pm
It is popularly known as National Archeological Museum of Parma, located near Piazza della Pilotta. The current structure of the museum follows the one that existed in 1965. The first floor of the holds marbles from the Gonzaga collection. In the ground floor, you get to see findings from Bronze Age of Parma and the funerary complex of the 2nd Iron...
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Vicolo del Vescovado 3a, Parma, Italy, IT
09:00 am - 06:30 pm
This museum is located within the cellar of a former bishop’s palace. A trip to this museum won’t take much time. If you are visiting the cathedral of Parma, from there you can walk down to the museum. A visit to the museum will show that the place houses the statues from the cathedral of Parma. You also get to see the early Christian m...
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Viale Della Villetta, 29/B, Parma PR, Italy
08:00 am - 05:30 pm
It is a monumental cemetery, built in 1817. The striking feature of the cemetery is its shape, that is, it is in octagonal shape with four minor opposite sides. It is enclosed by 156 arcades with pillars with arches on the top. Take a tour inside the cemetery to see the magnificent interior work of the place.