Battistero di Parma, Parma

4.5
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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  • The Baptistery was closed when we were there. I'm not sure whether it was because of renovations or just bad timing. In any case, we only saw it from the outside. Having said that, the outside is...  more »
  • The only way to see it is to buy the combo tickets with the museum we had no interest in. That said it is lovely inside but fairly small.  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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