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Splendida ricostruzione di teatro farnesiano nel palazzo della pilotta
Palazzo Della Pilotta, 43121, Parma, Italy
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All reviews wooden theatre national gallery beautiful theatre second world war amazing space naval battles sheer size pasta worth seeing walk around baroque style an absolute guided tour rebuilt stage reconstruction teatro
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Reviewed 1 week ago

This theater is an anomaly - made of wood (instead of stone or brick) in the baroque style. It's history is fascinating. At Palazzo della Pillota you can buy a combined ticket for the archeological museum, Teatro Farnese and National Gallery of Parma. Well worth...More

Date of experience: November 2018
Thank Andrea K
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

A breathtaking site in Parma. Completely built out of wood and plaster but looks so luxurious. You breath the past

Date of experience: October 2018
Thank Monica P
Reviewed 1 November 2018

Part of the Pilotta experience and an amazing space - it is hard to take in that the majority of the structure is made from wood. We did a self tour but other people were shown around by guides

Date of experience: October 2018
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Reviewed 23 October 2018 via mobile

Blown away by the vast and intricate building. Worth the 10 euro entrance. Only pity that you could only go to ground level and not see what must have been a spectacle from the seats above.

Date of experience: October 2018
Thank penkiBristol
Reviewed 22 October 2018

This theatre is surely one of the world's wonders: completely constructed of wood and designed with a hydraulic system for "naval battles." A must-see.

Date of experience: October 2018
Thank ZelmiraBoston
Reviewed 22 October 2018

This is a theater built with wood and plaster for the needs of the noble family, but barely used in the centuries. Many parts have been restored or rebuilt because of heavy damages during a WWII bombing and natural wood decay. It is currently being...More

Date of experience: October 2018
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Reviewed 16 October 2018

We visited this theatre twice during one day. In the morning (it was 1-st Sunday of a month with free entrance) and at night to hear opera during Verdy Festival. For those who are not opera fans it is better to visit this place not...More

Date of experience: October 2018
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Reviewed 28 September 2018

This venue is part of the price of admission to the Palazzo Della Pilotta. We happened on a rehearsal and enjoyed experiencing what a truly special place the Teatro Farnese is.

Date of experience: September 2018
Thank RobertJR53
Reviewed 25 September 2018 via mobile

At Palazzo della Pillota you can buy a combined ticket for the archeological museum, teatro Farnese and national gallery of Parma for 10 euro (you pay 5 if you are 18-25 y.o). This theatre looks very unusual! It has been reconstructed after the War, but...More

Date of experience: September 2018
1  Thank gamaralizade
Reviewed 13 September 2018 via mobile

The Teatro Farnese is definitely a main highlight on a visit to Parma. Built entirely of wood and plaster, along with elaborate paintings, this baroque style is an incredible spectacle. Even more so considering it is housed in part of the Palazzo Pilotta.  While the...More

Date of experience: September 2018
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10 October 2015|
Response from Francesca-bill |
This marvellous theatre to day is not an ordinary theatre but ONLY a fantastic museum ,a unique example of a Court theatre built in the XVII c. to astonish Cosimo De Medici who was expected to visit Parma. Only ONCE a few... More
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