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Very nice, but a bit small

The library and the theater were amazing! You get to see very detailed wooden constructions in... read more

Reviewed 1 week ago
UserFortyFive
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Reviewing Palazzo della Pilotta as one experience

There are 4 pieces to the place. The theatre, the pinoteca, the ancient art and library. All but... read more

Reviewed 1 May 2018
Adam L
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Rome, Italy
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Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

The library and the theater were amazing! You get to see very detailed wooden constructions in their finest possible form. The national and archeology museum were fairly small. The price was fair.

Thank UserFortyFive
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

We bought tickets to visit the gallery and were surprised when told that as well as entry to the gallery they allowed us to view another 3 attractions: the archeological museum, the biblioteca and the teatro Farnese. The undoubted highlight was the theatre - a...More

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Reviewed 1 July 2018

we passed by here in Sept 2017 while there was a renaissance fair. the atmosphere was very playful and pleasant. everyone was in costume. there were also many displays such as archery and food vendors. very festive!

Thank Andre L
Reviewed 25 June 2018

The Palazzo della Pilotta is a big building located between the River and the historical town centre in Parma. Externally, it looks austere and somewhat unfinished in places due to war damage and the destruction of an adjacent church, but inside I believe it houses...More

Thank SevenoaksSinjun
Reviewed 18 June 2018 via mobile

Palazzo della Pilotta is a home to the National Gallery of Parma, the Archeological Museum and Teatro Farnese - three treasures in one building. I wrote separate reviews for them. The 1583 building looks very austere and almost scary from the outside, but do go...More

Thank Noraatc
Reviewed 18 May 2018

The theater is breath-taking and unlike anything we've seen. And the museum has a collection of exquisite works -- especially early Renaissance. Very good throughout

Thank robin082
Reviewed 1 May 2018

Visiting Palazzo della Pilotta one should keep very clear in mind the fact that it looks almost spartan in its decoration, this is due to the fact that it was never conceived as a residence but as an annex to it with an immense library...More

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Reviewed 1 May 2018 via mobile

There are 4 pieces to the place. The theatre, the pinoteca, the ancient art and library. All but the ancient art are worth the visit. 3 rooms. You can get through it quickly but if you are short on time leave it out. The staff...More

Thank Adam L
Reviewed 24 March 2018

You can't go to Parma and not get lost in the beauty of this complex building which brings you back to the Farnese time.

Thank Aldo P
Reviewed 24 March 2018

If your time in Parma is limited it is worth going here to see the teatro if nothing more. However it doesn't take too long to look at the exhibits in the national gallery at the same time.

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hi! I Think that a couple of hours are enough to have a complete idea of the se Nice places. The scapigliata of Leonardo is magic
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