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CSAC - Centro Studi e Archivio della Comunicazione

Strada Viazza Paradigna 1 | Loc. Paradigna, 43122, Parma, Italy
+39 0521 607791
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Such an incredible surprise

This amazing cultural centre dedicated to audio visual arts from the Parma University is absolutely... read more

Reviewed 2 weeks ago
Ricardo B
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London, United Kingdom
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Oh, my! What an exceptionally fascinating experience

This imposing former Cistercian Abbey with annex farmers buildings sits in the middle of the plain... read more

Reviewed 5 March 2018
GianlucaMarcellino
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Milan, Italy
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CSAC, an archive and research centre of the University of Parma for the study of visual and design culture in Italy. Now also a museum.
  • Excellent53%
  • Very good34%
  • Average8%
  • Poor4%
  • Terrible1%
2 weeks ago
“Such an incredible surprise”
4 Mar 2018
“Oh, my! What an exceptionally fascinating experience”
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Strada Viazza Paradigna 1 | Loc. Paradigna, 43122, Parma, Italy
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

This amazing cultural centre dedicated to audio visual arts from the Parma University is absolutely great and it is hosted in a beautiful old abbey converted into a hotel and this great centre. I was lucky to visit the exhibition and to hear a great...More

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Reviewed 5 March 2018

This imposing former Cistercian Abbey with annex farmers buildings sits in the middle of the plain, treating you to a glimpse of what must have been like to approach such a building when people walked to travel. It now hosts a huge archive of papers...More

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Reviewed 4 August 2017

or entry fee nice space + history but the art work was not all that interesting unless you have a fascination with old Italian advertising designs there were a couple interesting paintings but little else

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Reviewed 11 April 2017 via mobile

For a change, not just historic - besides the space of course - but modern perspective on Italian art and design. Small to medium size, but worth the 1h+/- visit, in case it's on your way to Parma. Do not stay at the hostel though,...More

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Reviewed 26 July 2016

The Monastery built by the Dukes of Milan Visconti family. Now belongs to the University of Parma. Houses one of the best exhibitions that I have seen lately..

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Reviewed 31 August 2015

It's amazing how a small town like Parma can offer interesting monuments to visit. I would recommend the locals and visitors to add this place in their itinerary.

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Reviewed 24 October 2013

Even though the "Charterhouse of Parma" is still closed to the public, you can see it standing proudly in the open fields outside of Paradigna, only a few miles from central Parma. The restoration by the University is clearly well underway. All the windows are...More

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Reviewed 8 October 2012

My husband, the opera fan, wanted to see "The Charterhouse of Parma" of Stendahl fame, but it is currently undergoing restoration (? modification) to become part of the University of Parma, so you can not get close to it. It's an imposing Cistercian-looking structure in...More

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