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Teatro Farnese

Palazzo Della Pilotta, 43121, Parma, Italy
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One of the most beautiful old theaters on this planet !

A true must see - together with Palladio´s Teatro Olimpico in Viacenza a wonderful place for... read more

Reviewed 12 September 2017
Eric M
A wonderful restoration

This fantastic teatro was destroyed during world war 2 and completely restored to its original... read more

Reviewed 31 August 2017
Yona S
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Splendida ricostruzione di teatro farnesiano nel palazzo della pilotta
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  • Very good16%
  • Average2%
  • Poor1%
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Palazzo Della Pilotta, 43121, Parma, Italy
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Reviewed 12 September 2017

A true must see - together with Palladio´s Teatro Olimpico in Viacenza a wonderful place for architecture and theater fans.

Thank Eric M
Reviewed 31 August 2017 via mobile

This fantastic teatro was destroyed during world war 2 and completely restored to its original beauty. Go to see it and marvel at the beauty. Yona. S.

Thank Yona S
Reviewed 30 August 2017

Entirely built in wood, a fascination place; the best impression of the masterly built theatre you get looking from the stage to the audience. Strangely there were only 9 performances since it was built.

1  Thank Toni-as-critic
Reviewed 21 August 2017 via mobile

Recommended by the hotel and I was sceptical but pleasantly surprised by the story behind the theatre and it's beauty. Definitely worthy of a visit!

Thank SueSueT
Reviewed 19 August 2017

Part of the Palazzo della Pilotta, this is one heck of a theatre. It is truly enormous and was built to celebrate the arrival of Cosimo II de Medici. Unfortunately, he cancelled the trip and it was inaugurated 10 years later to celebrate the marriage...More

1  Thank AJJS1
Reviewed 18 August 2017

This is just inside the entrance of the National Gallery and is a beautiful and imposing building. You can't access the steps but you can climb onto the large stage and look back into the theatre. It was apparently originally built for tournaments but was...More

Thank stevebracks
Reviewed 17 August 2017

So many 5-star TA reviews can't be wrong! This place is truly unique and beautiful. There also seems to be a solemn and spiritual feel to it. Just a wonderful place to visit and experience. Next time I will take a guided tour, if there...More

Thank JL_2099
Reviewed 8 August 2017

This wooden theater takes your breath away. How on earth did they do this before electricity for saws?? Very impressive ! and Very Massive !

Thank OMGYumYum
Reviewed 3 August 2017

The moment you walk into this majestic and magnificent theatre your breath is taken away by the craftsmanship undertaken in creating this stunning theatre. Parma is a little jewel of a city, and this a beautiful. The horses that stand on the inside of the...More

Thank JulieRviaDFW
Reviewed 30 July 2017

This is a unique place, definitely worth a visit, totally with a guide as you'll need to know about its history.

Thank maryhappy1982
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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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