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Although the cathedral is the main draw, the baptistry is a jewel that should be missed. Buy the tickets at the nearby museum across the plaza and enter into a remarkable space. It is huge inside--the whole building is one expansive interior. The outside is...More

Date of experience: February 2019
Thank JohnRegoPark
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

From the middle ages comes this magnificent bapstistry, incredible ceiling and frescoes, a huge baptismal font carved from one piece of stone.

Date of experience: February 2019
Thank plazeski
Reviewed 29 January 2019 via mobile

What a beautiful Baptistery! The town is a small town, but what a beautiful jewel they have in the Baptistery and Cathedral. The work in both is unbelievably. How lucky they are to see that type of beauty everyday.

Date of experience: December 2018
Thank NancyH689
Reviewed 21 October 2018

The second most beautiful religious building in Parma (after the Duomo) Beautiful octagonal shape, with white and pink stone. The frescoes inside are amazing and depicts various religious moments of the Bible.

Date of experience: October 2018
Thank travelsafer
Reviewed 11 October 2018 via mobile

This baptistry is still in use today. The outside is made of beautiful pink marble but when you enter it you will see the real beauty. The walls are covered with beautiful frescoes. There are so many wonderful details. We had a guide that gave...More

Date of experience: October 2018
Thank Ramadama
Reviewed 19 September 2018

The baptist reminds me of the leaning tower of Pisa. What you see outside is not what it looks in the inside. I would highly recommend you to have a look at the inside. The flat roof from the outside hides a dome inside. The...More

Date of experience: September 2018
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Reviewed 18 September 2018 via mobile

Nice place we live to visit on weekend with family! Each time a pleasure for the eyes and a moment of serenity!

Date of experience: September 2018
Thank HappyMag2019
Reviewed 13 September 2018 via mobile

This place is stunning from the outside ( despite the scaffolding). It is made from pink marble and it is truly amazing. But you must buy a ticket to go inside because here is where the true treasure lies. The walls and ceiling are covered...More

Date of experience: September 2018
Thank giacomina17
Reviewed 4 September 2018 via mobile

The architecture and paintings inside this bapistry are very interesting. The bapistry itself is pretty cool the way it's set up. Hard to believe special buildings were built just for this purpose. We had a guide which made it better, not sure it would have...More

Date of experience: August 2018
Thank Mrsoftbretzel
Reviewed 4 September 2018 via mobile

The interior is packed with details that could fill a day if you know how to read it. Because it is a paid for attraction there are not many visitors so it can be viewed in tranquility. The ticket includes the nearby museum which is...More

Date of experience: September 2018
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