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Palazzo Del Governatore

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Catch the sundial

Amazing old sundial on the exterior wall facing Piazza Garibaldi, gives the time pretty accurately... read more

Reviewed 7 April 2018
Melbourne, Australia
A wonderful clock tower in the square

It takes about 15 minutes on foot from Parma station. It is in the famous square in the statue of... read more

Reviewed 30 January 2018
Rio de Janeiro, RJ
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  • Average17%
  • Poor2%
  • Terrible0%
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“garibaldi”(5 reviews)
“statue”(4 reviews)
Suggested duration: 1-2 hours
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Piazza Giusseppe Garibaldi, Parma, Italy
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Reviewed 4 July 2018 via mobile

With all the riches of Parma for me this palace is just average in compare with other landmarks. The palace is situated in the busiest part of the city and while the architectural design is ok in my opinion you would not lose anything is...More

Date of experience: June 2018
1  Thank rickyspa1
Reviewed 7 April 2018

Amazing old sundial on the exterior wall facing Piazza Garibaldi, gives the time pretty accurately, tells where it is noon right now, gives the date and the time of sunrise, all from a sundial.

Date of experience: April 2018
Thank LindaBJFM
Reviewed 16 March 2018

A central square in the city, nothing special but nice enough, you will probably end up walking past here anyway

Date of experience: September 2017
Thank D R
Reviewed 30 January 2018

It takes about 15 minutes on foot from Parma station. It is in the famous square in the statue of Garibaldi.

Date of experience: January 2018
Thank possoprovare
Reviewed 11 December 2017

Here at Xmas & the square was beautifully illuminated with a huge Xmas tree with lights in the form of various musical instruments

Date of experience: December 2017
Thank garywalshe2016
Reviewed 16 November 2017

The building takes up one side of the square and on its facade, there are several sundials. This forms the backdrop to Garibaldi's statue and there are several good cafes and restaurants to sit and watch the world go by.

Date of experience: October 2017
1  Thank CalBristol
Reviewed 5 November 2017

It is an old structure, but was rebuild several times. There is a nice sun-clock on it. Basically it dominates a half of the square, where are always happening something.

Date of experience: October 2017
1  Thank 545medva
Reviewed 29 October 2017

An interesting building with historical depth. Its situated in a nice piazza with bars and restaurants surrounding so a pleasant place to stop and admire the architecture.

Date of experience: October 2017
Thank Calypso050
Reviewed 2 October 2017

The statue of Garibaldi sits in front of the Palazzo and is the focal point of an attractive square. We spent a pleasant couple of hours enjoying beers in one of the bars at the side of the Piazza which is close to the centre...More

Date of experience: September 2017
1  Thank John R
Reviewed 16 September 2017

This is the first large area we got to in Parma, and from here you are close to the many old churches, shops, restaurants, cafes, and many of the things to do. We tend to use this location as it is central and we can...More

Date of experience: September 2017
Thank Brian B
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