The Square

Santa Maria Assunta Cathedral

The Cathedral of Parma is from 900 years a place of art, history and sacredness. Here are preserved the bas-reliefs by Benedetto Antelami, the romanesque art heritage and the grand frescoes by Antonio Allegri, known as Correggio. Entering into this place means living the faith, opening up to art and discovering one of the most […]

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San Giovanni Battista Baptistery

Designed by Benedetto Antelami, and built between 1196 and 1216, the Baptistery of Parma is one of the most important monuments of the transition from Romanesque to early Gothic architecture. The octagonal structure, in pink Verona marble, includes four tiers of open loggias with architraved portals.

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Diocesan Museum “Benedetto Antelami”

The Diocesan Museum of Parma is located in the Bishop’s Palace, in Piazza Duomo. It occupies part of the under-ground level of the Palace and has its entrance in Vicolo del Vescovado. Museum Director: Don Alfredo Bianchi

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