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Basilica di Santa Maria della Steccata(Madonna della Steccata)

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Strada Giuseppe Garibaldi, 43121, Parma, Italy
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Reviewed 1 week ago

A Renaissance church in the shape of a Greek cross and where the arms cross is a majestic dome and with some beautiful frescos and other decorations.

Date of experience: May 2019
Thank yns_10
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

We were not going to stop by due to the break between lunch and re-opening mid-afternoon, but as we passed by realized people were still entering the building, so we followed on in. Although similar to many of the other huge churches in Italy, it...More

Date of experience: April 2019
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Reviewed 3 weeks ago

A beautiful basilica, with many interesting pictures, statues and monuments. The architecture is quite unusual for an Italian church.

Date of experience: May 2019
Thank ludortravel
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Two of us paid a visit to this beautiful old and well maintained church in the square today as we wandered the streets on our second day in Parma. What a delight and we were very happy to be able to wander around, say a...More

Date of experience: May 2019
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Reviewed April 26, 2019

very beautifull, well kept, needed more infomration panels. a guided tour would have been a great help

Date of experience: April 2019
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Reviewed October 21, 2018

With a Greek cross symmetric shape and 4 chapels one on each side it is quite an unusual church. It is richly decorated with frescoes and a beautiful cupola. It has a big pipe organ. Absolutely a must-see in Parma.

Date of experience: October 2018
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Reviewed August 10, 2018

It's not a huge church, but with its rarely-seen design (built on a plan of a Greek cross) and beautiful decorations, some by Parmiganino, exploring it is a well-spent 15-20 min!

Date of experience: July 2018
Thank Tomek K
Reviewed July 6, 2018

This Renaissance church, the Shrine of Santa Maria della Steccata is unique it its design: a Greek-cross. Located in Parma, Italy; the name "steccata" is a kind of fence that was used to control the many devotees who visited a venerated image of the Madonna...More

Date of experience: October 2017
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Reviewed July 3, 2018 via mobile

This odd shape church, it has got a shape closer to of a Greek Orthodox Church with the Greek cross, has got quite interesting frescoes inside. After seeing the cathedral this church was a bit of a disappointment

Date of experience: June 2018
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Reviewed June 25, 2018

This is a large Basilica on Piazza Della Steccata in Parma. As with many other Italian Basilicas, inside it is incredibly ornate with lovely artwork and a crypt to explore. Very nice.

Date of experience: June 2018
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