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Monastero di San Giovanni Evangelista

Piazzale San Giovanni 1, 43121, Parma, Italy
+39 0521 235311
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Magnificent Baroque facade

The Monastero di San Giovanni Evangelista is one of the true gems of Parma which is located a stone... read more

Reviewed 5 days ago
Noraatc
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Sudbury, Massachusetts
via mobile
Another exceptional church

Only a block from the extraordinary duomo, S. G. Evangelista might seem to pale in comparison. But... read more

Reviewed 5 weeks ago
robin082
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Albany, New York
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Piazzale San Giovanni 1, 43121, Parma, Italy
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+39 0521 235311
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"beautiful columns"
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"nice church"
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"free entrance"
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Reviewed 5 days ago via mobile

The Monastero di San Giovanni Evangelista is one of the true gems of Parma which is located a stone throw away from the Duomo. Magnificent Baroque facade with seven statues is gorgeous. And the Renaissance interior is equally impressive: the three naves, the chapels, the...More

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Reviewed 5 weeks ago

Only a block from the extraordinary duomo, S. G. Evangelista might seem to pale in comparison. But we tried to take it on its own and were delighted with the lovely interior friescoes.

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Reviewed 21 October 2017

One of the highlights of the Parma church scenery is this church and monastry. Take care - they close at midday.

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Reviewed 13 October 2017

Together with Battisterio and Teatro Farnese the attraction in Parma. Beautiful gothic church, with an open interior thanks to removed stooling.

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Reviewed 25 September 2017

It's located at the heart of Parma but not crowed. It is looked decent from outside but stunningly beautiful inside. like most tourist attractions in Parma, it is free-entrance.

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Reviewed 16 September 2017

An amazing beautiful church which looks nice outside but the treasures are within it. It stands tall with columns each side with stunning artwork. If you are near there please try & visit !!

Thank Brian B
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Reviewed 17 August 2017

We visited on a very hot day in July. The Monastero looked nice from the outside but once we got in we were just blown away by its magnificence: the columns, the ceiling, and everything else. It was not crowded, which was a huge plus....More

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Reviewed 22 July 2017

This place has it all, great architecture, beautiful columns, looks great from the outside and even more beautiful once you are inside, located behind the Cathedral and for some reason was not crowded with tourists, it seems it is much lesser known, but believe me,...More

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Reviewed 19 June 2017 via mobile

Turned away our family because we had an 8 and 6 year old. Our children go to church and are well behaved. But they have a no children policy that we did not know about until we arrived. Disappointed because we wanted to visit this...More

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Reviewed 24 May 2017

This is a beauty in its own right so don't miss it, especially if you're in proximity to it. Beautiful artwork and columns abound.

Thank Stan W
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