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Monastero di San Giovanni Evangelista

Piazzale San Giovanni 1, 43121, Parma, Italy
+39 0521 235311
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Beautiful - you must see it !!

An amazing beautiful church which looks nice outside but the treasures are within it. It stands... read more

Reviewed 1 week ago
Brian B
Dover, United Kingdom
Stunningly beautiful

We visited on a very hot day in July. The Monastero looked nice from the outside but once we got in... read more

Reviewed 17 August 2017
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Piazzale San Giovanni 1, 43121, Parma, Italy
+39 0521 235311
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Reviewed 1 week ago

An amazing beautiful church which looks nice outside but the treasures are within it. It stands tall with columns each side with stunning artwork. If you are near there please try & visit !!

Thank Brian B
Reviewed 17 August 2017

We visited on a very hot day in July. The Monastero looked nice from the outside but once we got in we were just blown away by its magnificence: the columns, the ceiling, and everything else. It was not crowded, which was a huge plus....More

Thank JL_2099
Reviewed 22 July 2017

This place has it all, great architecture, beautiful columns, looks great from the outside and even more beautiful once you are inside, located behind the Cathedral and for some reason was not crowded with tourists, it seems it is much lesser known, but believe me,...More

Thank Terry C
Reviewed 19 June 2017 via mobile

Turned away our family because we had an 8 and 6 year old. Our children go to church and are well behaved. But they have a no children policy that we did not know about until we arrived. Disappointed because we wanted to visit this...More

Thank James O
Reviewed 24 May 2017

This is a beauty in its own right so don't miss it, especially if you're in proximity to it. Beautiful artwork and columns abound.

Thank Stan W
Reviewed 23 May 2017

San Giovanni Evangelista an interesting visit it is situated behind the Doumo and should be visited.Noel & Maura

Thank Noel K
Reviewed 13 March 2017 via mobile

Correggio, one of the best painters of the Italian Renaissance, with the extra value of being in a church with less visitors than the nearby duomo. Toll free entrance.

Thank Marco P
Reviewed 3 November 2016

The church is magnificient as almoust all other in Italy. It has cool 3D ilusionistic floor. The monastery is a good substitution for The Charterhouse of Parma from Stendhal's novel, which is closed as I was told.

Thank marijansesvete
Reviewed 21 August 2016 via mobile

If you visit Parma it is worth junking round the side of the cathedral to see San Giovanni Evangelista. Attractive from both outside and in, it is a peaceful contract to the cathedral.

Thank James R
Reviewed 18 July 2016 via mobile

If you are in Parma and see the cathedral you can stop by and check out this church as well. It is not as ornately decorated as the cathedral, but it is beautiful in its own way.

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