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Camera di San Paolo

Strada Giuseppe Garibaldi, 43121, Parma, Italy
0521 533221
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Small but Interesting

This site was nice but it was really on a smaller scale than expected. The Baptistery is the way... read more

Reviewed 2 weeks ago
Tony D
Yomitan-son, Japan

One of the not to be missed sites in Parma. Well worth finding and like so many sites in Parma... read more

Reviewed 2 weeks ago
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Strada Giuseppe Garibaldi, 43121, Parma, Italy
0521 533221
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago

This site was nice but it was really on a smaller scale than expected. The Baptistery is the way better sight of the two if you do not have time for both. Also, the Camera has limited hours & limited days open. Having said all...More

Thank Tony D
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

One of the not to be missed sites in Parma. Well worth finding and like so many sites in Parma quiet.

Thank barweb11
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

one of those spots you would not go to unless when "forced" by someone who knows.... tucked away in an alley, it is more than worth the visit. some of the rooms, in particular the ceilings, are of an incredible beaty

Thank fvs1308
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

A real masterpiece, just one room of splendor in an otherwise mediocre set of rooms. Niches seem so real, 3d into 2d as this kind of art is supposed to do. Sit and enjoy. We were literally not interrupted by any other visitor. Continue through...More

Thank Nonno2000
Reviewed 16 March 2017

AS the last reviewer said these ceilings are stunning. Photos just don't do them justice. We had it quite quiet so could sit and be amazed. Small price to pay for such art. Again as said the attendant on our day was very helpful and...More

Thank nsander219
Reviewed 21 January 2017 via mobile

The other reviewers have described the amazing ceilings well. Really glad we visited, it's only a small place, but for 2 euro great value. The attendant was most helpful and pleasant when we made a mistake with what we'd thought we're composite tickets for the...More

Thank Felicity N
Reviewed 8 November 2016

An atmospheric Monastery garden led me to the Camera di San Paolo. There are two rooms, quite small, with glorious trompe l'oeil decoration. It is one of the great sights of Parma so inevitably it attracts visitors in groups and they completely fill the place....More

1  Thank Malbear
Reviewed 21 September 2016

Entry is down a garden alley off Strada Macedonio Melloni. You buy tickets 2 euro in the office on the left of building in front of you, then come back out to enter the apartments. First couple of rooms disappointing but then you turn a...More

4  Thank priestfield
Reviewed 8 August 2016

A former convent, the Abbess had requested Correggio paint the domed ceiling and fireplace of the dining room. The result, which is painted between the ribs of the ceiling, is quite beautiful. The ceiling of the Abbess's private quarters were also frescoed, but by Araldi....More

1  Thank westy54
Reviewed 5 August 2016

Interesting site, for the rooms, one has an Idea of how a nun mother superior could live. And the art masterpeices that hav been recently restored. Worth the visit.

Thank carlosmp
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what time does it open
6 March 2017|
Response from buridan0 |
8.30 am to 14.00. pm. Is not open on public holidays
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