Battistero di Parma, Parma

#2 of 34 in Historic Sites in Parma
Must see · 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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  • Stunning structure, beautifully decorated. Nothing to indicate you have to buy tickets on the far side of the plaza. TBH I found 12 Euros much too expensive for just this one building but I am glad I....  more »
  • The structure is beautiful and worth visiting. Located in the historic center of Parma amongst some other beautiful attractions.  more »
  • 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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