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Very special uncommon theatre

We visited this theatre twice during one day. In the morning (it was 1-st Sunday of a month with... read more

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NatalyOds
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Odessa, Ukraine
Such am interesting piece of history.

This venue is part of the price of admission to the Palazzo Della Pilotta. We happened on a... read more

Reviewed 2 weeks ago
RobertJR53
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Clinton, Indiana
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Splendida ricostruzione di teatro farnesiano nel palazzo della pilotta
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Palazzo Della Pilotta, 43121, Parma, Italy
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Reviewed yesterday

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

Thank NatalyOds
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

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.

Thank RobertJR53
Reviewed 3 weeks ago 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

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Reviewed 5 weeks ago 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

Thank Matthew C
Reviewed 22 August 2018

History lovers and art passionate, this is a place not to miss while in Parma. Just having the vibes of the theatre and its representations from centuries ago, makes this experience unique. What a feeling and work of art!

1  Thank Cezara A
Reviewed 18 August 2018

Many people have written in detail about this amazing theatre, and you must not miss the opportunity to see it for yourself. Access for the disabled traveller needs a little perseverance, but is well rewarded. There is a telephone number to ring by the entrance...More

Thank Tmea
Reviewed 8 August 2018

During your life you get to see a lot of things, beautiful ones, Others regrettable, some wasted your time: this is an experience you'll Always be happy that you did it. A masterpiece of human kind, the only wooden theatre in the world that 500...More

1  Thank albertobY6278NR
Reviewed 16 July 2018

This was a highlight of our tour of Parma - the woodwork and design of this theatre really made you feel like you had stepped back in history.

Thank OregonMomTraveler
Reviewed 14 July 2018 via mobile

This theatre is something else. I would have appeciated more info in english but there are a lot of things to look at. Dont miss the library.

Thank BaldurG16
Reviewed 3 July 2018 via mobile

This is a restored theatre from the Farnese time almost all in wood, housed in one of the palaces in the heart of Parma. Great exhibitions, great visit

Thank Ricardo B
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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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