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Address: Palazzo Della Pilotta, 43121, Parma, Italy
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Splendida ricostruzione di teatro farnesiano nel palazzo della pilotta

Splendida ricostruzione di teatro farnesiano nel palazzo della pilotta

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Stunning reconstruction

We are interested in theatre so this was a 'must see'. It really is amazing, a huge space with tiered wooden seating for over a thousand people I would say. A great reconstruction... read more

5 of 5 bubblesReviewed 4 weeks ago
Felicity N
Amersham, England, United Kingdom
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Amersham, England, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

We are interested in theatre so this was a 'must see'. It really is amazing, a huge space with tiered wooden seating for over a thousand people I would say. A great reconstruction after it was very badly damaged in the war.

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Parma, Italy
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 17 January 2017 via mobile

... although not originally old , since it was actually rebuilt after Second World War due to bit damage ...Worth to take few hours time to go and visit it... no words ...just amazing

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New York City, New York
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 25 December 2016

The Teatro Farnese was built for a wedding five centuries ago in Parma's Palazzo della Pilota. It suffered damage in World War Two but has been lovingly restored. Made almost entirely of wood, it was successfully adapted in 2016 for a presentation of Verdi's Giovanna d'Arco (Joan of Arc) as part of the annual Verdi Opera Festival. But this places... More 

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Iasi, Romania
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 20 December 2016

Impressive place with fantastic wooden architecture. It comes as a surprise, being hidden in a large building. It's a must see in Parma and, together with the National Gallery, makes a very interesting visit.

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Rancho Mirage, California
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 December 2016

itinerary was chosen by Great Performance Tours. Excellent. would do it again and i am sure I will. the theater is beautifully redone with the old style well preserved.

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London, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 29 November 2016

A great place to visit and easily accessible in the city centre near the Stendahl hotel. There is so much space and plenty to see to satisfy a variety of tastes.

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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 26 November 2016

Teatro Farnese dates back to 1618 and is among the charms that dot the landscape of Parma, a wonderful city overlooked by many tourists. It is dedicated to Bellona, the goddess of war, and the Muse. Ravaged by war, the theater was nearly destroyed and rebuilt in the late 50's. Napoleon's second wife was the Duchess of Parma and influenced... More 

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San Francisco, CA
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 25 November 2016

Very beautiful XVII century theater, located near Picture Gallery (same ticket). The main point of interest in Parma.

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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 9 November 2016

Quite a awe inspiring place. Did not expect the size of a theater. Good place to spend half an hour. In the middle of the city

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 8 November 2016

The theatre is tricky to find because it is inside the Palazzo Pilotta. The entry ticket includes two other museums in the Palazzo. In the theatre there is just one place to stand and view, you can't wander around. It is an amazing space, oval shaped and made of wood with a proscenium stage at one end. It's a great... More 

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