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Cattedrale di Parma

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Address: P.zza Duomo, 43100, Parma, Italy
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+39 0521 235886

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Cathedral of Parma is magnificent!

There is so much to see and enjoy in the Cathedral. I entered through the Holy Door and visited all the shrines and took my time looking at the richly decorated nave and vaulted... read more

5 of 5 bubblesReviewed 4 days ago
145Carol
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Sydney, Australia
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Sydney, Australia
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 days ago NEW

There is so much to see and enjoy in the Cathedral. I entered through the Holy Door and visited all the shrines and took my time looking at the richly decorated nave and vaulted ceiling.

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Parma, Italy
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Beautiful cathedral with impressive frescoes. Do not miss the last supper middle age sculpture in the right transept.

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London, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Absolutely visit this Cathedral if you're in Parma. Look up, the ceilings are stunning. The main dome at the front is a definite must see.

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 weeks ago

As with a few churches on our travels round the Emilia-Romagna region, the exterior is quite plain but when you step inside, there is a wonderfully ornate interior. The ceiling decoration is amazing and there are frescoes on the walls.Look out for the signs of the zodiac carved into one of the doors outside. There is an entrance fee.

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Iasi, Romania
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Very beautiful church, impressive architecture and amazing frescoes - a masterpiece. Free entrance, not crowded.

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Sierra Madre, California
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 14 November 2016 via mobile

Wow! One of the most frescoed churches I have seen. Beautiful inside and it is free! The baptistery and museum have a charge of 8 euros but I think the church was more spectacular. There is a chapel below for prayer as no seats are set up in the main hall.

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 8 November 2016

The exterior of the Cathedral does not prepare you for the glorious sight inside. Every inch is covered with frescos and it is a breathtaking sight

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 6 November 2016 via mobile

Amazing frescos, put money on the machine in your right as you go in to light up the nave. Worth a visit, quiet, serene and well used cathedral. You get fined by the staff if you talk or eat! Good stuff

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Bridgeport, Connecticut
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 27 October 2016 via mobile

Armed with the free, excellent audio guide, we spent 2 wonderful hours in the Duomo and the Baptistry.

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 25 October 2016 via mobile

An amazing beauty of work in this site. Very much worth the time to visit. It was a highlight of our trip.

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