16 Sights in Parma, Italy (with Map and Images)

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Here you can find interesting sights in Parma, Italy. Click on a marker on the map to view details about the sight. Underneath is an overview of the sights with images. A total of 16 sights are available in Parma, Italy.

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1. Arco di San Lazzaro

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The Arch of San Lazzaro is a triumphal arch that stands just outside and east of the city of Parma, Region of Emilia-Romagna. It was constructed in 1628 under the designs of Giovanni Battista Magnani to celebrate the arrival to the city of Margherita de’ Medici, the new wife of the then Duke Odoardo Farnese. At the time of its construction, the panels of the arch were painted by Pomponio Amidano with historical tableaus, depictingMarcus Aemilius Lepidus founds a Roman Colony in Parma. Parma sends Citizens to Rome to aid them during Floods. The siege of Parma by Legates of Sulla urging rebellion against Rome. Parma offers 1,000 citizens to protect Julius Caesar. Frederick II defeat in the 1248 Battle of Parma. Celebration of the victory with dedications to the Virgin.

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2. Chiesa di San Leonardo

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The church of San Leonardo is a place of Catholic worship with neobizantine forms, located in via San Leonardo 11 in Parma, in the province and diocese of Parma; The building gives its name to the neighborhood where it stands. Derived from an ancient oratory in an extra moenia position, the building was redone in neobizino style in the first half of the twentieth century.

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3. Cattedrale di Santa Maria Assunta

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Parma Cathedral is a Roman Catholic cathedral in Parma, Emilia-Romagna (Italy), dedicated to the Assumption of the Blessed Virgin Mary. It is the episcopal seat of the Diocese of Parma. It is an important Italian Romanesque cathedral: the dome, in particular, is decorated by a highly influential illusionistic fresco by Renaissance painter Antonio da Correggio.

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4. Museo Archeologico Nazionale

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Museo Archeologico Nazionale G. Gabelli / CC BY-SA 3.0

The National Archaeological Museum of Parma is located in Piazza della Pilotta in Parma. It occupies the south-western wing of the Pilotta palace, the imposing complex of court services formed for subsequent additions around the "runner", designed around 1580 by Giovanni Boscoli for the Duke Ottavio Farnese.

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5. Oratorio di Sant'Ilario

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The Oratory of Sant'Ilario is a Catholic place of worship located in the street Massimo D'Azeglio 43, in the OltreTorrente neighborhood, in Parma, in the province and diocese of Parma; Dedicated to the patron of the city Sant'Ilario, it stands within the historic complex of the old hospital.

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6. Casa della Musica

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The House of Music is an institution of the city of Parma born with the aim of preserving and enhancing documentary assets of musical culture, promoting specialist research and spreading its acquisitions. It is located in Piazzale San Francesco 1, in the Renaissance Palazzo Cusani.

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7. Chiesa di Santa Teresa del Bambin Gesù

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Santa Teresa del Bambin Gesù, also known as the Chiesa della Trinità Nuova, is a Roman Catholic parish church located on Strada Garibaldi 28 in Parma, region of Emilia Romagna, Italy. This building was once was the Oratory dei Trinità Rossi.

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8. Orto Botanico

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Orto Botanico Daderot. / CC-BY-SA-3.0

The Orto Botanico di Parma, also known as the Orto Botanico dell'Università di Parma, is a botanical garden maintained by the University of Parma. It is located on the Viale Martiri della Libertà, Parma, Italy, and open daily without charge.

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9. Monumento a Ercole e Anteo

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The monument to Ercole and Anteo, also known as the Du Brasè, is a 18th century copper monument, now located in the center of the courtyard of Palazzo Cusani, in Parma; One of his copy is located in a niche of the Palazzo del Comune Citizen.

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10. Chiesa di San Salvatore

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The church of San Salvatore is a place of worship originally Catholic and from 1908 Methodist with neo -Renaissance forms, located in Borgo Giacomo Tommasini 26, at the corner with Borgo Riccio da Parma, in the province of the same name.

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11. Basilica di Santa Maria della Steccata

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The Shrine of Santa Maria della Steccata is a Greek-cross design Renaissance church in central Parma, Italy. The name derives from the fence or steccato used to corral the numerous devotees who visited a venerated image of the Madonna.

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12. Oratorio Immacolata Concezione

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The oratory of the Immaculate Conception is a place of Catholic worship located in the street Pietro del Prato 4 in Parma, in the province and diocese of Parma; The building stands on the back of the church of San Francesco del Prato.

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13. Porta Santa Croce

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The Santa Croce Porta is a surviving Renaissance city door of the destroyed wall of Parma; It stands on the side of the square of the same name, at the end of the road Massimo D'Azeglio in the OltretoRornte neighborhood.

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14. Museo Glauco Lombardi

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Museo Glauco Lombardi Fotografata da G. Gabelli / CC BY-SA 3.0

The Museo Lombardi is a museum displaying an eclectic collection of 19th-century art and cultural works from Parma. It is located in the Palazzo di Riserva on Strada Garibaldi #5 in central Parma, Emilia-Romagna, Italy.

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15. Chiesa di San Giacomo

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The church of San Giacomo is a Catholic place of cult with baroque and neo -Romanesque forms, located in Piazzale San Giacomo 7, at corner with Strada Massimo D'Azeglio, in Parma, in the province and diocese of Parma.

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16. Camera della Badessa

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Camera della Badessa Antonio da Correggio / Public domain

The Camera di San Paolo or Camera della Badessa is a room in the former Monastery of San Paolo, in Parma, northern Italy. It is painted with frescoes by Correggio in the vault (697x645 cm) and over the fireplace.

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