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Monastero di San Giovanni Evangelista

Piazzale San Giovanni 1, 43121, Parma, Italy
+39 0521 235311
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Stunning Attraction in Parma

If you visit Parma, it is likely to be for its gastronomy, but it is important to add to your list... read more

Reviewed 2 days ago
EatSleep365
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London, United Kingdom
Very lovely cloisters

This striking monastery near Parma cathedral is very large with a large impressive church and... read more

Reviewed 2 weeks ago
Ricardo B
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London, United Kingdom
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Piazzale San Giovanni 1, 43121, Parma, Italy
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Reviewed 2 days ago

If you visit Parma, it is likely to be for its gastronomy, but it is important to add to your list a visit to Monastero di San Giovanni Evangelista. It's a pretty huge building with incredible murals, artworks and rather special baroque facade. You can...More

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Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

This striking monastery near Parma cathedral is very large with a large impressive church and specially two courtyards with very picturesque cloisters. I really enjoyed some time in this very peaceful and quiet monastery

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Reviewed 18 June 2018 via mobile

The Monastero di San Giovanni Evangelista is one of the true gems of Parma which is located a stone throw away from the Duomo. Magnificent Baroque facade with seven statues is gorgeous. And the Renaissance interior is equally impressive: the three naves, the chapels, the...More

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Reviewed 18 May 2018

Only a block from the extraordinary duomo, S. G. Evangelista might seem to pale in comparison. But we tried to take it on its own and were delighted with the lovely interior friescoes.

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Reviewed 22 October 2017

One of the highlights of the Parma church scenery is this church and monastry. Take care - they close at midday.

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Reviewed 13 October 2017

Together with Battisterio and Teatro Farnese the attraction in Parma. Beautiful gothic church, with an open interior thanks to removed stooling.

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Reviewed 25 September 2017

It's located at the heart of Parma but not crowed. It is looked decent from outside but stunningly beautiful inside. like most tourist attractions in Parma, it is free-entrance.

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Reviewed 16 September 2017

An amazing beautiful church which looks nice outside but the treasures are within it. It stands tall with columns each side with stunning artwork. If you are near there please try & visit !!

Thank Brian B
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Reviewed 17 August 2017

We visited on a very hot day in July. The Monastero looked nice from the outside but once we got in we were just blown away by its magnificence: the columns, the ceiling, and everything else. It was not crowded, which was a huge plus....More

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Reviewed 22 July 2017

This place has it all, great architecture, beautiful columns, looks great from the outside and even more beautiful once you are inside, located behind the Cathedral and for some reason was not crowded with tourists, it seems it is much lesser known, but believe me,...More

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