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The second most beautiful religious building in Parma (after the Duomo) Beautiful octagonal shape, with white and pink stone. The frescoes inside are amazing and depicts various religious moments of the Bible.
This baptistry is still in use today. The outside is made of beautiful pink marble but when you enter it you will see the real beauty. The walls are covered with beautiful frescoes. There are so many wonderful details. We had a guide that gave...More
The baptist reminds me of the leaning tower of Pisa. What you see outside is not what it looks in the inside. I would highly recommend you to have a look at the inside. The flat roof from the outside hides a dome inside. The...More
This place is stunning from the outside ( despite the scaffolding). It is made from pink marble and it is truly amazing. But you must buy a ticket to go inside because here is where the true treasure lies. The walls and ceiling are covered...More
The architecture and paintings inside this bapistry are very interesting. The bapistry itself is pretty cool the way it's set up. Hard to believe special buildings were built just for this purpose. We had a guide which made it better, not sure it would have...More
The interior is packed with details that could fill a day if you know how to read it. Because it is a paid for attraction there are not many visitors so it can be viewed in tranquility. The ticket includes the nearby museum which is...More
Worth visiting this example of Romanesque architecture with Byzantine pictorial decorations which cover the cupola on the inside and the frescoes on the surrounding walls undertaken at a later date by Emilian craftsmen. Has been restored beautifully.