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Battistero di Parma

Piazza Duomo 7/a, 43121, Parma, Italy
+39 0521 235886
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Pink marble treasure of Parma

I cannot find the right words to describe the grandeur of the 13th century Battistero di... read more

Reviewed 2 days ago
Noraatc
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Sudbury, Massachusetts
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spectacular

The architecture and the sculpture are remarkable seen from the outside, but don't miss the... read more

Reviewed 5 days ago
rgl201
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Piazza Duomo 7/a, 43121, Parma, Italy
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+39 0521 235886
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Reviewed 2 days ago via mobile

I cannot find the right words to describe the grandeur of the 13th century Battistero di Parma... Start with taking in slowly the delicate beauty of the octagonal Verona pink marble exterior....Walk around and admire the lovely color, the doors and the sculptures... Do not...More

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Reviewed 5 days ago

The architecture and the sculpture are remarkable seen from the outside, but don't miss the entirely painted interior, all from the middle ages.. You need a ticket, available from the diocesan museum nearby, which is included in the price. But the battisterio is the star...More

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Reviewed 2 weeks ago

The height, symmetry and sparkling cream and pink Veronese marble of Parma’s rare 12th century baptistery is impressive when viewed from the piazza, but step inside and the frescoed cupola will stop you in your tracks. Coreggio’s work on the cupola of the neighbouring cathedral...More

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Reviewed 3 weeks ago

The exterior is made of pink marble whilst the inside has a painted ceiling and numerous paintings on the walls. We paused for a few minutes before moving onto the cathedral adjacent.

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Reviewed 4 weeks ago

The baptistery is arguable the best example of medieval - Romanesque structures in Italy. It's amazing outside and inside. I

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Reviewed 14 May 2018 via mobile

Beatiful elegant with the statues of B Antelami (the originals are in the cathedrals museum just in front) . Eye catching the interiors frescoes

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Reviewed 10 May 2018 via mobile

The Battistero di Parma is a beautiful, historic spot that is worth a visit. There is a cost of 8-10 Euros per person to visit with discounts given for both teachers and students. Tickets are sold across the square at the museum. Tickets include admission...More

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Reviewed 1 May 2018

We didn't feel like buying tickets to get inside the building but despite that we enjoyed looking at it from outside

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Reviewed 1 May 2018

A part from the outside the geometry of which is gracious, the really fascinating aspect of the Battistero are the inside frescoes which represent a magnificent example of tardo-bizantine stile, the colours and the shapes are mesmerising. You get the tickets at the office in...More

Thank Giulio C
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Reviewed 28 April 2018 via mobile

We got the ticket from the ticket office right next to the Duomo entrance. The Battistero is a nice pink marble building. I couldn’t go into the historical part of it since my daughter was young and easily bored. Once inside the place itself is...More

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