Battistero di Parma, Parma

4.5
Religious Site · Tourist Spot
The octagonal, pink marble Battistero di Parma marks the transition between Romanesque and Gothic architectural styles. Under a painted domed ceiling, arches, and alcoves, gaze upward at the painstakingly detailed artwork inside the 13th-century building. Purchase an audio guide to learn about the paintings and history of the baptistery in more detail. Using our online itinerary creator, Parma attractions like Battistero di Parma can form part of a personalized travel itinerary.
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  • Second time very impressed with Battistero. Unfortunately : they have no program listed, opened at 09:45 instead of 09:30 and you need to guess that you buy tickets at the museum on the opposite side....  more »
  • We spent a lot of time here. So much to take in from a number of time periods. The baptistry was built between 1196 and 1216. The frescoes and friezes combine harmoniously and really bring the...  more »
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  • An undoubtedly interesting church on a nice market. Interesting details on the facade and tower.
  • An extraordinary building. Parma is small so worth a side trip for a couple hours to see this building and beautiful city.
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