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Teatro Farnese

Palazzo Della Pilotta, 43121, Parma, Italy
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Lots of steps to a wonderful experience

This review is biased because we were there for an unforgettable opera experience during the 2017... read more

Reviewed 2 days ago
Vic H
Amazing space

Very beautiful Glad that it was rebuilt Amazing to see backstage- looked as large as the... read more

Reviewed 1 week ago
Jer D
Bordeaux, France
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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 2 days ago

This review is biased because we were there for an unforgettable opera experience during the 2017 Verdi Opera Festival. but it is a long way up the steps to get into the main arena. Although I believe if you ask the staff it is possible...More

Thank Vic H
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Very beautiful Glad that it was rebuilt Amazing to see backstage- looked as large as the theatre itself And to think of something like this being built hundreds of years ago

Thank Jer D
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

I never expected such a theatre in the national galery. Everything is wood and the acoustics is just great.

Thank matthias s
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

This was one of our favourite places in Parma. The original theatre was built in 1617 and was reconstructed, being faithfully reproduced after the second world war. It's part of the National Gallery. We were in Parma the week before the start of the opera...More

Thank ES1211
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

I watched here a Verdi piece. İt was quite amazing. A unique venue for opera. Acoustic was a bit too much but anyway İt was nice to be there.

Thank Ünüşan K
Reviewed 7 November 2017

This is a beautiful opera house and is indicitive of the Parma peoples dedication to this art form which is so Italian.

Thank SC568
Reviewed 24 October 2017

This reproduction of the original theatre was amazing....just sad I did not get to see an Opera there. If you know you are going in advance try to book an opera.

Thank Maggie1327
Reviewed 23 October 2017

We'd a wonderful time at Teatro Farmese, when we saw Jerusalem recently. An excellent performance. The staff at Teatro Farnese were very helpful. Although our seats were not cheap, they were comfortable and we had a good view of the stage. The conductor and the...More

Thank 429aileenl
Reviewed 21 October 2017

We were already in Parma, and have seen this extraordinery wooden wonder. It is unbelievable that some hundred years ago this theater was created - and rebuilt as it was originally after the bombings in 1945.

Thank 545medva
Reviewed 21 October 2017 via mobile

Beautiful wooden theater, part of the National Gallery in the old Farnese palace. The surrounding museum is worth seeing, as much for its design as its holdings.

Thank scottft
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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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