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Palazzo della Pilotta

Piazzale della Pilotta, Parma, Italy
+39 0521 233309
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Impressive structure

Super building with tremendous character unfortunately did not have time to enter, but those who... read more

Reviewed 5 days ago
garywalshe2016
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Southampton, United Kingdom
It houses 4 museums and a theater

Some specialist say it is like the Palazzo Farnese in Piacenza. The only common thing is that both... read more

Reviewed 21 October 2017
545medva
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Budapest, Hungary
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  • Excellent49%
  • Very good36%
  • Average11%
  • Poor2%
  • Terrible2%
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“art gallery” (3 reviews)
“worth a visit” (2 reviews)
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Piazzale della Pilotta, Parma, Italy
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Reviewed 5 days ago

Super building with tremendous character unfortunately did not have time to enter, but those who did said well worth a visit in particular the wood carvings

Thank garywalshe2016
Reviewed 21 October 2017

Some specialist say it is like the Palazzo Farnese in Piacenza. The only common thing is that both are huge, large and high rooms. The palace itself is nothing to see, but the museums are great.

Thank 545medva
Reviewed 3 October 2017

The theater apart, this palace is not very interesting. The exhibitions do not have a lot to present. For that reason is suppose you have to go through them first before entering the theater.

Thank Holzermayr
Reviewed 21 July 2017

Nice theatre, some nice paintings, leaves a lot to be desired, l expected more and left somewhat disappointed

Thank Terry C
Reviewed 16 July 2017

The complex of Pillota is a must-see at Parma. It houses different spaces that address to its glorious days.

Thank icavalcantifilho
Reviewed 14 July 2017

The Teatro Farnese is extraordinary. Vast timber C17 auditorium and stage which still houses plays and operas. The entrance ticket also takes you into the Galleria with some marvellous renaissance paintings not least a wonderful da Vinci panel painting which is worth the price of...More

Thank John W
Reviewed 10 June 2017

I enjoyed the visit here but I expected more art work. Don't get me wrong, I liked what I did see and I believe it was valued right at only 6 euro entrance fee. The all wood theater was impressive as well. It closes at...More

Thank Tony D
Reviewed 24 May 2017

Palazzo della Pilotta is a complex of buildings, home to the Teatro Farnese and museums. It doesn't look like a palace from the outside but this designation is probably due to the immense size of the structure.

Thank Ron S
Reviewed 29 April 2017

The Palazzo della Pilotta is amazingly intricate in its decoration and different from many other palaces in Parma. Well worth a visit.

Thank dalmunzie
Reviewed 15 January 2017

We went to visit this huge brick ex Farnese family palace on the first Sunday of the month and found it was free entry that day! We found the art gallery unexciting with one good Correggio and one good Parmagianino. The archaeological museum was something...More

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