On a visit to Parma you definitely cannot miss out on the must see places. The significance of these must see places are that they stand as a symbol for Parma. These places are what Parma is all about. These must see places in Parma will stay as cherishing memories of the city forever in your heart.
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Piazzale della Pilotta, 15, Parma PR, Italy
08:30 am - 06:30 pm
When you enter the first floor of Palazzo dellaPilotta, you pass through a doorway leading to the baroque style theatre, named Teatro Farnese or Farnese theatre (as popularly known). The extravagant decoration of the theatre reminds the posh lifestyle of the court of the Farnese Dukes. However, the entire theatre was bombard in 1944, leading to its...
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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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Located in the historic center, 10 minutes walk from Piazza Garibaldi, Parma, Italy
06:00 am - 11:59 pm
Situated along the west bank of Parma river, this huge garden once belonged to Ottavio Farnese, the Duke of Parma and Piacenza. The Duke turned the place into a park for one of his villas. However, after the unification of Italy, the Municipality took over the garden made it open for general public. Within the garden the Ducal Palace is situated. T...
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Strada Garibaldi, 16/a, 43121 Parma PR, Italy
10:30 am - 07:00 pm
Being the birthplace of Giuseppe Verdi, Parma always boasts of its financial music tradition of Italy. Being the center of music and culture, Parma houses some of the best opera venues. Among them, Teatro Regio is the best opera theatre. It was inaugurated in 1829 with a performance of Bellini’s Zaira. If you are visiting Parma, make the effo...
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Via Fondazione Magnani Rocca 4 43029 Mamiano of Traversetolo, Parma, 43029
10:00 am - 06:00 pm
The foundation was established in 1977 by the will of Luigi Magnani. The main aim behind the establishment of the foundation was to promote art and culture for the growth of civil society. At present, the museum holds a huge collection of artworks made by Luigi Magnani. Apart from Luigi’s work, you can see the works of Gentile da Fabriano, Fi...
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Piazzale della Pilotta, 5, 43121 Parma PR, Italy
08:30 am - 07:00 pm
Between 17th century and 18th century, the famous collection of artworks, precious belongings, paintings and coins of the Farnese family were shifted from Rome to Parma and was first displayed in this museum. At present, the museum holds collection of paintings done by famous painters like Beato Angelico, Canaletto, Leonardo da Vinci, Sebastianodel...
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Piazza della Pilotta, 15, 43100 Parma PR, Italy
08:30 am - 02:00 pm
Behind the Chiesa di San Ludovico, on Via Melloni, Camera di San Paola, an old Benedictine Convent is located. The entrance guides you into 2 single rooms, belonged to the abbess. These two rooms weredecorated with frescoes and later in 1519, the Correggio was completed. Don’t miss out the architectural design of the frescoes as it follows Ro...
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Piazza Giuseppe Garibaldi, 43121 Parma PR, Italy
12:01 am - 12:00 am
Right at the center of the city stands the Piazza Garibaldi. It is a prominent square of the city and one of the best places to meet up with friends. Considered as the most beautiful piazza, the square also houses Palazzo del Commune and the Palazzo del Governatore. While touring around the city, if you want to catch a quick breather, then the Piaz...
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Piazza Steccata 9, off Via Dante near Piazza Garibaldi, Parma, 43100, Italy
09:00 am - 06:00 pm
It is a 16th century old church, located near Piazza Garibaldi. The highlighting feature of the church is the dome. According to locals, it is one of the most recognizable domes of Parma. When you visit the church, the large arch of the dome with decorative fresco will definitely grab your attention. This decorative fresco was made by Francesco Mazzola.
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Piazzale San Giovanni, 1, Parma PR, Italy
09:00 am - 06:00 pm
This monastery was founded in 980AD and is considered as the most important monastic of Parma. It establishment had played a significant role in terms of charity and culture, for the city. Want to know how? The history says, the monastery had established a public pharmacy and a hospital for pilgrimage. However, the structure that you see now follow...
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borgo Rodolfo Tanzi n. 13, 43125, Parma
09:00 am - 01:00 pm
This museum is actually the birthplace of famous Italian musician Arturo Toscanini. The museum was erected in 1967 in honor of the birth of the musician. Taking a tour in all the rooms of the building will give a vivid description of the life of Toscanini. Every single objects of the house belongs to the musician.