The city

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CORREGGIO IN PARMA

National Gallery, Chamber of Saint Paul, Cathedral, Church of San Giovanni Evangelista We start our itinerary from the Pilotta Palace where, at the second floor, we find the National Gallery which contains many of the Corregio paintings. Going out of the Palace and crossing the Piazzale della Pace, we take Strada Melloni and enter the [...]

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CITY OF PARMA’S MUSEUMS

The entrance for the Municipal Museums of Parma is free: discover the heritage of the museums and exhibition spaces of the Municipality of Parma thanks to initiatives, guided tours and free workshops for adults and children, made by specialized museum staff and promoted by the Culture Department of the Municipality of Parma. Visit the Pinacoteca [...]

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MONASTERY AND CHURCH OF SAN GIOVANNI EVANGELISTA

The monastery structure is formed with the Church, the Monastery and the San Giovanni Old pharmacy. The church was built for the Benedectine order between 1498 and 1510 but its elaborate white marble Baroque facade contrasts with the Renaissance architecture of the cloisters and convent. In the Latin-cross interior, a frieze running along the nave [...]

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BASILICA OF ST. MARY OF STECCATA

this outstanding Renaissance church, one of the most splendid of the town, was begun in 1521 in order to give shelter to a picture of the Madonna said to be miraculous that originally hung on the wall of a small oratory called "dello steccato" or wooden shield. Consecrated in 1539, the church is built in [...]

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REGIO THEATRE

The Teatro Regio, considered among the melomans one of the most renowned theaters of Italian lyric opera, was born by the will of the Duchess Maria Luigia of Habsburg-Lorena, Napoleon's wife, sent to support the Duchy of Parma, Piacenza and Guastalla after the Congress of Vienna. Started in 1821 on the project of the court [...]

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Teatro Farnese: Parma in un giorno

PARMA IN ONE DAY

If you pass in Parma even for a few hours or just for a day and then go to other distant shores, you can not miss a visit to the Duomo, the Baptistery, the Pilotta Palace and the Steccata Church. Four buildings close to each other and very rich in history. To see Parma in [...]

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