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Teatro Farnese

Palazzo Della Pilotta, 43121, Parma, Italy
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It must have been good to be a Farnese

Your own family theater, that accommodates hundreds with its state of the art mechanical... read more

Reviewed 3 days ago
Washington DC, District of Columbia
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Farnese: the theater at Parma

The visit of the theater is a must-see. It is a tremendous wooden structure based on the ancient... read more

Reviewed 5 days ago
Joao Pessoa, PB
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Splendida ricostruzione di teatro farnesiano nel palazzo della pilotta
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Palazzo Della Pilotta, 43121, Parma, Italy
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Reviewed 3 days ago via mobile

Your own family theater, that accommodates hundreds with its state of the art mechanical capabilities backstage. Just awesome.

Thank psconti
Reviewed 5 days ago

The visit of the theater is a must-see. It is a tremendous wooden structure based on the ancient Roman theaters.

Thank icavalcantifilho
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

A group of us had a "tour" of the theatre which was interesting but only lasted approximately 15 minutes. The tour leader spoke good English. We only took about 200 steps during the tour so it goes down in history as the shortest "tour" of...More

Thank HastingsBanda
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

The Teatro Farnese is part of the Pilatto palace, and well worth a visit. It was destroyed during the war but rebuilt to the original plans. It's very impressive and well presented, you can walk around and underneath the seats and really see how it...More

Thank Alan B
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Old theater, all in wood - a wonderful and rare experience to walk through this building. A place you cannot find anywhere else.

Thank vegaverein
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

I love this kind of ancient buildings with history behind their walls. It is grand and interesting to see all the decorations.

Thank Eti Beattrice L
Reviewed 8 June 2017

incredible place, just by the sheer size of it. what a pitty this place is not (or way too seldom at least) used for its original function

Thank fvs1308
Reviewed 3 June 2017 via mobile

I've never seen such a breathtaking theater made of wood. It's magnificent! Please do visit it.

Thank spada p
Reviewed 26 May 2017

This part of Palazzo della Pilotta is so charming. Whene you enter the room you can smell the wood and that space will enchanted you. This place couldn't be described by words. Entrance was at that time 5 euros. After enter the main entrance of...More

Thank TerkaTobi
Reviewed 25 May 2017

You pay €10 for a ticket that includes this theatre, the Galleria Nazionale, the Museo Archeologico and the Biblioteca, all part of the Palazzo della Pilotta. The lower tiers of this old theatre are of timber, an unusual feature that in itself makes it worth...More

Thank Thomas M
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9 October 2015|
Response from Francesca-bill |
This marvellous theatre to day is not an ordinary theatre but ONLY a fantastic museum ,a unique example of a Court theatre built in the XVII c. to astonish Cosimo De Medici who was expected to visit Parma. Only ONCE a few... More
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