To get the entrance tickets to visit the Theater is a little messy but we decided to wait and it is really nice.
The theater is an architectural marvel. We walked through and onto the stage for a good view and were in awe of the construction. It is not a place where you will spend much time, just 10 or 15 minutes at most, but worth seeing even if you do not intend to visit the National Gallery.
I love Parma and have returned several times to walk around the historic centre and have a meal of torta fritta (light fried dough) and Parma ham. And each time I go, I visit the Teatro Farnese, in Palazzo Pilotta, a beautiful wooden theatre that is unique, it doesn't look like anything else you will have seen. It has been... More
Definitely worth a visit! Unique and perfectly restaured wooden theatre in the heart of the palace of Pilotta. You can access a wonderful piece of art for just 2 euros....can you believe it?
Having specially rearranged things to be able to see the teatro, it was only when we were about to go inside when we were stopped and told that it is being repaired and we were not allowed to go in. There should have been a notice outside where the visiting hours are clearly stated, and on which we relied. Since... More
The Teatro Farnese is a beautiful theatre made entirely of wood and plaster, painted to look like marble in places. It was almost completely destroyed by Allied bombing in WWII but has been rebuilt. Well worth a look and only costs a couple of euros (or you can buy a combined ticket with the gallery in the same building).
Breath taking ,romantic ,amazing its not a lot i can say ,you will have to see it ,make sure its in your way ! great place
wood as in Stratford but with the opposite spirit:here to impress, there to express. Here to show power, there to show art.
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