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Battistero di Parma

Piazza Duomo 7/a, 43121, Parma, Italy
+39 0521 235886
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Amazing building, worthwile inside as well as outside

Baptizing was done here in a huge font in the middle of this beautiful highrise, where children... read more

Reviewed 3 days ago
Jan S
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Amsterdam, Noord-Holland, Netherlands
Pink marble treasure of Parma

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

Reviewed 6 days ago
Noraatc
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Sudbury, Massachusetts
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Piazza Duomo 7/a, 43121, Parma, Italy
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Reviewed 3 days ago

Baptizing was done here in a huge font in the middle of this beautiful highrise, where children could be immersed completely. Around on many different levels are beautiful old paintings with marked Byzantins style depicting many aspects of the Bible. The outside of the building...More

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Reviewed 6 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 1 week 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 3 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 4 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.

Thank Swedishtomcat
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Reviewed 18 May 2018

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

Thank PF P
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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

Thank Terry D
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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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