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Teatro Farnese

Palazzo Della Pilotta, 43121, Parma, Italy
0520233309
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A must

In the Farnese palazzo is this theatre entirely made of wood. No colours all around only the... read more

Reviewed 22 July 2015
Globe03
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Bruxelles
Jaw dropping

Walking in the Palazzo della Pilotta, I was not expecting such magnificence. The sheer size of the... read more

Reviewed 19 July 2015
XapyNono
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Paris, France
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Splendida ricostruzione di teatro farnesiano nel palazzo della pilotta
  • Excellent79%
  • Very good17%
  • Average2%
  • Poor1%
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Palazzo Della Pilotta, 43121, Parma, Italy
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Reviewed 22 July 2015

In the Farnese palazzo is this theatre entirely made of wood. No colours all around only the natural colour of the wood. The performers are on the floor in the middle of the spectators who are sitting around on a kind of wooden staircase. The...More

Thank Globe03
Reviewed 19 July 2015

Walking in the Palazzo della Pilotta, I was not expecting such magnificence. The sheer size of the theatre, the ability to walk on stage and the quality of the restauration makes it an absolute must see.

Thank XapyNono
Reviewed 18 July 2015

This theater is amazing in Parma. Italy's towns have so many treasures and this one is worth visiting! They have done an excellent job of restoring it.

Thank lws1515
Reviewed 17 July 2015 via mobile

This building has the wow factor as soon as you walk in and it takes your breath away walking around it. Would love to watch any kind of musical event here.

Thank LBJNrTunbridgeWells
Reviewed 16 July 2015

For the entrance fee (€2) it is pretty good value. An incredible big room made of wood and built in the style of the Roman amphitheatres.

Thank Ancdefgh987
Reviewed 11 July 2015 via mobile

Amazing venue, beautiful wooden architecture and if you can book to see the National Gallery too it's well worth it, amazing artwork!

Thank ReadingClimb
Reviewed 9 July 2015

I would probably rate with a Good rating, interesting building which was rebuilt after the war. Entrance fee is very reasonable, I think 3 Euros.

Thank KerrikAustralia
Reviewed 8 July 2015 via mobile

This beautifull theatre is in the city center. The original one was destroyed during WWII but they repaired it :) as far as I remember, there is no guided tour, but I had a luck that my neighbour told us everything about it, including story...More

Thank Ján K
Reviewed 1 July 2015

I have been here before, but would go again! It is charming to see. The history of this theatre is great.

Thank TravelingBZ
Reviewed 12 June 2015 via mobile

It's a pleasure just to stand amidst the wood and absorb the workmanship and the resilience of those who first built it, and those who repaired it after it was bombed during WWII. Built as an armoury and tournament venue and later used as a...More

Thank Don C
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ConnieFinnemore
Good day What is on at the Teatro Farnese 20 - 25 October please? Regards Connie
9 October 2015|
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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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