29 Sights in Parma, Italy (with Map and Images)
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1. Auditorium Niccolò Paganini
The Niccolò Paganini Auditorium is located in the city of Parma and is dedicated to Maestro Niccolò Paganini, who was called to Parma by the Duchess Maria Luisa to direct the activity within the Ducal Orchestra. Every year the concert season of the Teatro Regio is organized here. The Filarmonica Arturo Toscanini also uses the Paganini Auditorium for its concert activity. In September for all four Sundays at 11:00, there is the "Festa delle bande militari", while in October there is the review, "Festa delle Bande civiche", which in 2009 was attended by the Municipal Band Giuseppe Verdi of Parma, performing in two concerts, one of which for the closing party of the "Festival Verdi". Since 2013 it has hosted the traditional Sant'Ilario awards ceremony which takes place on January 13 of each year, on the occasion of the day of the patron saint of the city.
2. Arco di San Lazzaro
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.
3. Istituto ricerche esplosivistiche
The Explosive Research Institute, abbreviated to IRE, is an Italian non -profit organization that operates in the sectors of cultural activities and the environment, in particular to promote and carry out social and cultural activities for dissemination, promotion, study and every Another activity connected to the scientific, technical, economic and legislative problems concerning explosive and any other sector relevant to it.
4. Chiesa di San Leonardo
The church of San Leonardo is a place of Catholic worship with neo-Byzantine forms, located in Via San Leonardo 11 in Parma, in the province and diocese of Parma; The building gives its name to the neighborhood in which it stands. Derived from an ancient oratory in an extra moenia position, the building was rebuilt in neo-Byzantine style in the first half of the twentieth century.
5. Pieve di San Pancrazio Martire
The parish church of San Pancrazio martyr is a place of Catholic worship with Romanesque and neoclassical forms located in via Don Tito Pioli 7 in San Pancrazio Parma, a hamlet at the gates of Parma along the Via Emilia, in the province and diocese of Parma; It belongs to the group of Parma parish churches and is part of the pastoral area of Parma Baganzola-San Pancrazio.
6. Centro studi e archivio della comunicazione
The Centro studi e archivio della comunicazione is a research centre of the University of Parma founded by Professor Carlo Arturo Quintavalle in 1968. Since its early years the activity is aimed at the establishment of a collection of archives of art, photography, architecture, design, fashion and graphics, the organization of exhibitions and the publication of catalogs.
7. Cattedrale di Santa Maria Assunta
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.
8. Teatro Farnese
Teatro Farnese is a Renaissance theatre in the Palazzo della Pilotta, Parma, Italy. It was built in 1618 by Giovanni Battista Aleotti. The idea of creating this grand theater came from the Duke of Parma and Piacenza Ranuccio I Farnese. The theatre was almost destroyed by an Allied air raid during World War II (1944). It was rebuilt and reopened in 1962.
9. Casa della Musica
La Casa della Musica is an institution in the city of Palma established to preserve and strengthen the documentary heritage of musical culture and to promote specialized research and dissemination of information obtained. It is located in piazzale San Francesco 1, in the Renaissance Cusani Palace.
10. Chiesa di San Martino
The church of San Martino, also known as the parish church of Malandriano, is a place of Catholic worship with Baroque forms, located in Strada Bassa Nuova 129 in Malandriano, a hamlet of Parma, in the province and diocese of Parma; it is part of the pastoral area of Montechiarugolo-San Prospero.
11. Chiesa di Santi Maria Maddalena e Nettario
The church of Santa Maria Maddalena is a place of Catholic worship with Baroque and neoclassical forms, located in the village of Posta 19 in Parma, in the province and diocese of Parma; the building, sold by convention to the Greek Orthodox community of Parma, is dedicated to San Nettario.
12. Chiesa di San Donato
The church of San Donato is a place of Catholic worship with neoclassical and neo-Gothic forms, located in Strada San Donato 77 in San Donato, a hamlet of Parma, in the province and diocese of Parma; it is part of the pastoral area of Montechiarugolo-San Prospero.
13. Oratorio della Concezione di Maria Vergine
The Oratory of the Conception of the Virgin Mary, also known as the Oratory of Santa Maria Immacolata, is a place of Catholic worship with Baroque forms, located in Via Paradigna in Paradigna, a hamlet of Parma, in the province and diocese of Parma.
14. Chiesa di Sant'Egidio
The church of Sant'Egidio is a place of Catholic worship with neoclassical forms, located in the street Church of Eia in Eia, a hamlet of Parma, in the province and diocese of Parma; it is part of the pastoral area of Parma Baganzola-San Pancrazio.
15. Chiesa di Santa Teresa del Bambin Gesù
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.
16. Orto Botanico
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.
17. Chiesa di San Giorgio
The church of San Giorgio is a place of Catholic worship with Baroque forms, located in via Cremonese 22e in Viarolo, a hamlet of Parma, in the province and diocese of Parma; it is part of the pastoral area of Parma Baganzola-San Pancrazio.
18. Chiesa di San Terenziano
The church of San Terenziano is a place of Catholic worship with Baroque forms, located in Strada Fraore in Fraore, a hamlet of Parma, in the province and diocese of Parma; it is part of the pastoral area of Parma Baganzola-San Pancrazio.
19. Monumento a Ercole e Anteo - I Du Brasè
The monument to Hercules and Antaeus, also known as I du brasè, is a copper monument of the seventeenth century, now located in the center of the courtyard of Palazzo Cusani, in Parma; a copy of it is located in a niche of the city hall.
20. Oratorio di San Lorenzo
The Oratory of San Lorenzo, also known as the Oratory of the Casello, is a place of Catholic worship with Gothic and neoclassical forms, located in Strada San Donato in San Donato, a hamlet of Parma, in the province and diocese of Parma.
21. Chiesa della Natività di Maria Vergine
The Church of the Birth of the Virgin Mary is a neo-Romanesque Catholic place of worship located in the province of Palma and strada Moletolo 198 in Bagan Zolino in the diocese; It is part of the Paradise Park in the new suburb of Palma.
Wikipedia: Chiesa della Natività di Maria Vergine (Parma) (IT)
22. Chiesa di San Bartolomeo
The church of San Bartolomeo is a place of Catholic worship with Baroque forms, located in via Giosuè Carducci 7 in Parma, in the province and diocese of Parma; it is the seat of a parish included in the pastoral area of Parma Centro.
23. Chiesa di San Salvatore
The church of San Salvatore is a place of worship originally Catholic and since 1908 Methodist with neo-Renaissance forms, located in Borgo Giacomo Tommasini 26, at the corner with Borgo Riccio da Parma, in the homonymous province.
24. Chiesa di San Ruffino
The church of San Ruffino is a place of Catholic worship with Baroque forms, located in Strada Montanara 357 in San Ruffino, a hamlet of Parma, in the province and diocese of Parma; it is part of the pastoral area of Parma Vigatto.
25. Chiesa di San Benedetto
The church of San Benedetto is a place of Catholic worship with Renaissance and neoclassical forms, located in Piazzale San Benedetto da Norcia 3, at the end of Aurelio Saffi road, in Parma, in the province and diocese of Parma.
26. Chiesa di San Vitale
The church of San Vitale is a place of Catholic worship with neoclassical forms, located in Via Lemignano in Lemignano, a hamlet of Collecchio, in the province and diocese of Parma; it is part of the pastoral area of Collecchio.
27. Chiesa di San Giacomo
The church of San Giacomo is a place of Catholic worship with Baroque and Neo-Romanesque forms, located in Piazzale San Giacomo 7, at the corner with Strada Massimo D'Azeglio, in Parma, in the province and diocese of Parma.
28. Camera della Badessa
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.
29. Porta Santa Croce
The Porta Santa Croce is a Renaissance city gate that survived the destroyed city walls of Parma; it is located next to the homonymous square, at the end of Massimo D'Azeglio street in the Oltretorrente district.
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