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Reviewed 1 week ago

The Theater Royal is built on land originally donated by Queen Cunegonde, widow of the late Italian King Bernard as a female monastery (nunnery) in 835. The French Revolution dissolved the monastery in 1810, the building was given to the Royal Theater of Parma. Unfortunately,...More

Date of experience: November 2018
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Reviewed June 10, 2019 via mobile

Definately a must see when in Parma. We had a great guide, English, she told us everything we wanted t know and more. Only guided tours (approx 30 mins) so you have to check timetable available in the teatro regio.

Date of experience: June 2019
1  Thank carolinev192
Reviewed October 22, 2018

I took a tour of the theater at the beginning of October. Our guide took another couple and me inside the theater and started explaining its history and features. Summarizing: the wood is all original, the tapestry has been replaced. it was originally blue and...More

Date of experience: October 2018
1  Thank travelsafer
Reviewed July 10, 2018

we were on an organised tour at noon, so, to our misfortune,we did not listen to an opera but to the interesting stories about the Habsburg emperor's daughter whom her marriage had brought her from Vienna to Parma and succeeded in bringing about the city's...More

Date of experience: June 2018
1  Thank dyonai
Reviewed June 19, 2018

On a day trip to Parma from our holiday base in Bologna, we arrived at 12.15 hoping for a tour of the theatre. The box office staff explained that we would have to wait around 15 minutes, and at 12.35 the tour guide returned. My...More

Date of experience: June 2018
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Reviewed May 13, 2018 via mobile

Beatiful and well preserved theatre of the XIX century.very interesting musical program. Amazing interior in the topical form of the old theatres

Date of experience: May 2018
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Reviewed May 1, 2018

We went there to watch Tosca by Puccini, as I didn't won't to blow the whole trip's budget on this event I bought 2 back row seats in the second tier box on top of the orchestra with restricted view. The unfortunate thing was that...More

Date of experience: April 2018
1  Thank Giulio C
Reviewed March 23, 2018

Sadly there were no performances during our stay,owever we did get the chance to have a tour. I would highly recommend this. We had a delightful guide who not only told us of the history of the theatre but also its modern day opera critics...More

Date of experience: March 2018
2  Thank behappy222
Reviewed November 19, 2017

We arrived in Parma the week before the opera seson began. I would have liked to see the theatre at least if I could not see an opera. However it was not possible to take the theatre tour as it had been cancelled due to...More

Date of experience: September 2017
Thank Eurwen S
Reviewed October 28, 2017

During the Verdi festival, I attended an opera (Falstaff) and a concert (Verdi's Requiem). The theater is beautiful. Take a look up at the medallion in the ceiling. It reminded me of La Scala, but smaller, more intimate and more accessible. I definitely recommend trying...More

Date of experience: October 2017
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