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Astoundingly beautiful theatre

This was a highlight of our tour of Parma - the woodwork and design of this theatre really made you... read more

Reviewed 2 days ago
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Fantastic Farnese

This theatre is something else. I would have appeciated more info in english but there are a lot of... read more

Reviewed 4 days ago
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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 2 days ago

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 4 days ago 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 Baldur G
Reviewed 2 weeks ago 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
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

I could not have been more overawed by this beautiful, huge space. The woodwork alone is amazing. It was a breathtaking experience. I only wish that I could see a performance here.

Thank vignettehol
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

A complete surprise totally unexpected. Please when in Parma do not miss this jewel of a theatre. The construction is awesome. While inside the sound system from a side room played music from a famous opera. We sat down and listened for several minutes. We...More

Thank CDM49
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

you simply cannot visit Parma without enjoing this piece of art. it's a must. while there take a visit to Palazzo della Pilotta and its museum, as well.

Thank manfrm
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

This is an absolute must in Parma! The wooden Baroque-style theater is unique, one of those attractions you will not find in most places. It had been destroyed during WWII but was meticulously restored and opened its doors in 1962. If you buy tickets to...More

Thank Noraatc
Reviewed 2 June 2018 via mobile

Beautiful wood constructed theatre with productions still going on. Incredible murals , sculptures and you can also see the wood construction behind the bleachers BUT the best is hidden in the galleries behind.

Thank Vsm09
Reviewed 2 June 2018

Built entirely from wood, Parma’s spectacular 17th century baroque theatre was the prototype for modern playhouse theatres. Largely destroyed by Allied bombing in WWII, and faithfully restored from original plans, its U-shaped rows of bench seating, topped with ornate arches, is an impressive site.

Thank RobertaSydney
Reviewed 25 May 2018

This enormous wooden theater inside the Pilotta Palace is stunning. We spent at least 30 minutes taking in its totality and then the individual features. A great opening to an excellent pinoteca.

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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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