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The Battistero di Parma was absolutely breathtaking. From the outside, the red and white facade is... read more

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Sassbrydon
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As beautiful as the one in Pisa

I have visited Italy so many times with so many cities and I didn’t think I would find a Battistero... read more

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Reviewed today

The Battistero di Parma was absolutely breathtaking. From the outside, the red and white facade is something to be seen, the doors are astounding, and the inner sanctum is breathtaking. The baptismal font is gorgeous and huge. It was very interesting to see the combination...More

Thank Sassbrydon
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

I have visited Italy so many times with so many cities and I didn’t think I would find a Battistero as amazing as the one in Pisa, but I was wrong because this one is as nice in a different way. Built in pink marble,...More

Thank Ricardo B
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We spent about 35 mins here and it is beautiful inside, quite a surprise.the ceiling is fascinating.

Thank Gloria M
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Baptizing was done here in a huge font in the middle of this beautiful highrise, where children could be immersed completely. Around on many different levels are beautiful old paintings with marked Byzantins style depicting many aspects of the Bible. The outside of the building...More

Thank Jan S
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

I cannot find the right words to describe the grandeur of the 13th century Battistero di Parma... Start with taking in slowly the delicate beauty of the octagonal Verona pink marble exterior....Walk around and admire the lovely color, the doors and the sculptures... Do not...More

Thank Noraatc
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

The architecture and the sculpture are remarkable seen from the outside, but don't miss the entirely painted interior, all from the middle ages.. You need a ticket, available from the diocesan museum nearby, which is included in the price. But the battisterio is the star...More

Thank rgl201
Reviewed 2 June 2018

The height, symmetry and sparkling cream and pink Veronese marble of Parma’s rare 12th century baptistery is impressive when viewed from the piazza, but step inside and the frescoed cupola will stop you in your tracks. Coreggio’s work on the cupola of the neighbouring cathedral...More

Thank RobertaSydney
Reviewed 23 May 2018

The exterior is made of pink marble whilst the inside has a painted ceiling and numerous paintings on the walls. We paused for a few minutes before moving onto the cathedral adjacent.

Thank Swedishtomcat
Reviewed 18 May 2018

The baptistery is arguable the best example of medieval - Romanesque structures in Italy. It's amazing outside and inside. I

Thank robin082
Reviewed 14 May 2018 via mobile

Beatiful elegant with the statues of B Antelami (the originals are in the cathedrals museum just in front) . Eye catching the interiors frescoes

Thank PF P
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