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Cattedrale di Parma

P.zza Duomo, 43100, Parma, Italy
+39 0521 235886
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A gem of Romanesque style

We expected Parma Cathedral to be a gem but it vastly exceeded our expectations. The white facade... read more

Reviewed 3 days ago
Noraatc
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Sudbury, Massachusetts
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Amazing Cathedral this size in Parma

we were totally surprised to find a Catherdal this size and so beautiful in a moderately small... read more

Reviewed 3 days ago
Barbara S
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P.zza Duomo, 43100, Parma, Italy
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"beautiful cathedral"
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"sistine chapel"
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"italian cathedrals"
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"bell tower"
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"walls are covered"
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"feast for the eyes"
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"every surface"
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"romanesque architecture"
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"pasta"
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"take your time"
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"main altar"
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"audio guide"
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"worth a visit"
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"amazing frescoes"
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Reviewed 3 days ago via mobile

We expected Parma Cathedral to be a gem but it vastly exceeded our expectations. The white facade completed in 1178, three loggia floors and three portals, elaborate doors, the belfry of 15th century look like they were built yesterday. And the opulent interior with amazing...More

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Reviewed 3 days ago

we were totally surprised to find a Catherdal this size and so beautiful in a moderately small town in Italy.Everybody runs to the big towns and seems to miss the jewels of the Middle Ages.Especially the paintings and the cobalt blue painted ceiling left an...More

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Reviewed 3 weeks ago

The most notable features about this cathedral are the wonderfully painted walls and ceiling. Entry is free.

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Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

This cathedral is an amazingly decorated space, leading up to steps to the altar. As there are no permanent pews this is able to maje a full impact. The cathedral is also full of many treasures, including a superb 12th century carved marble relief.

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Reviewed 4 weeks ago

While the exterior of the duomo is arresting, the interior is astounding. The overall cohesive scheme of the frescoes make this unique. The two ranks of frescoes under the celestroy were amazing along with the many, may others throughout.

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Reviewed 14 May 2018 via mobile

Beatiful elegant and majestic rich for the internal decoration with impressive frescoes. Extremely impressive and beatiful the christening church aside with the sculpture of B Antelami who took care also of the lions of the main portal of the cathedral

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Reviewed 13 May 2018 via mobile

In comparison to the Duomo in Milan this is a quite simple building, but never the less very nice and rather old!! Worth a visit when in Parma.

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Reviewed 10 May 2018 via mobile

The cathedral of Parma is more stunning inside than out and is well worth a visit. There is no charge to visit the cathedral, yet there is a charge to stop in the beautiful baptistery next door. The cathedral is still used as a place...More

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Reviewed 7 May 2018 via mobile

Absolutely stunning! One of the finest examples of large Romanesque church. A lot of groups visiting around, so a light murmur of tour guides caters for a special atmosphere, which still does not ruin the pious appeal of the sacred place.

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Reviewed 1 May 2018

The exterior is interesting but the interior is just spectacular. Look at some of the posted photos to get an appreciation of what it is like. To top it off there is no entry fee.

Thank Terry D
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