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A breathtaking site in Parma. Completely built out of wood and plaster but looks so luxurious. You... read more

Reviewed 1 week ago
Monica P
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Amazing woodwork

Part of the Pilotta experience and an amazing space - it is hard to take in that the majority of... read more

Reviewed 2 weeks ago
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Splendida ricostruzione di teatro farnesiano nel palazzo della pilotta
Palazzo Della Pilotta, 43121, Parma, Italy
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Reviewed 1 week ago

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

Thank Monica P
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

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

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Reviewed 3 weeks ago 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.

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Reviewed 3 weeks ago

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.

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Reviewed 3 weeks ago

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

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Reviewed 4 weeks ago

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

1  Thank Nataliya K
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.

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Reviewed 24 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

1  Thank gamaralizade
Reviewed 12 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

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!

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9 October 2015|
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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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