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An underrated Baptist

The baptist reminds me of the leaning tower of Pisa. What you see outside is not what it looks in... read more

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KEVIN T
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Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia
A pleasure for the eyes and the soul!

Nice place we live to visit on weekend with family! Each time a pleasure for the eyes and a moment... read more

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MagWien
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Vienna (Austria)
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Reviewed yesterday

The baptist reminds me of the leaning tower of Pisa. What you see outside is not what it looks in the inside. I would highly recommend you to have a look at the inside. The flat roof from the outside hides a dome inside. The...More

Thank KEVIN T
Reviewed 2 days ago via mobile

Nice place we live to visit on weekend with family! Each time a pleasure for the eyes and a moment of serenity!

Thank MagWien
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

This place is stunning from the outside ( despite the scaffolding). It is made from pink marble and it is truly amazing. But you must buy a ticket to go inside because here is where the true treasure lies. The walls and ceiling are covered...More

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Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

The architecture and paintings inside this bapistry are very interesting. The bapistry itself is pretty cool the way it's set up. Hard to believe special buildings were built just for this purpose. We had a guide which made it better, not sure it would have...More

Thank Mrsoftbretzel
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

The interior is packed with details that could fill a day if you know how to read it. Because it is a paid for attraction there are not many visitors so it can be viewed in tranquility. The ticket includes the nearby museum which is...More

Thank Saggy B
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

It is worth having a guide as the significance of the frescoes and statues will be lost. A place to see.

Thank bergerbluff4
Reviewed 5 weeks ago

If you love medieval frescoes the baptistry is a "not to be missed" sight as is the cathedral. The condition of the frescoes is excellent and you can sit inside and just enjoy!

Thank luvspain69
Reviewed 15 August 2018 via mobile

Worth visiting this example of Romanesque architecture with Byzantine pictorial decorations which cover the cupola on the inside and the frescoes on the surrounding walls undertaken at a later date by Emilian craftsmen. Has been restored beautifully.

Thank intertax
Reviewed 7 August 2018

most of the tourists that travel to Italy are well aware that they will be walking on an open doors museum for the length of their stay, enjoying good food, and meeting kind people. If you decide to go out of your way, meaning Rome,...More

Thank albertobY6278NR
Reviewed 7 August 2018

As noted in the title and my review of the Cathedral, this is another of the top sites in Parma and should not be missed.

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