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Palazzo Del Governatore

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This building is located on a busy square and the sundial was the most impressive part. Many tours... read more

Reviewed June 5, 2019
Sydney, Australia
Catch the sundial

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

Reviewed April 7, 2018
Melbourne, Australia
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Jun 5, 2019
“Where the Virgin Mary measures the time.”
Suggested duration: 1-2 hours
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Piazza Giusseppe Garibaldi, Parma, Italy
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The most prominent building on Garibaldi Square is the Palazzo del Gavernatore, built in a Baroque and Neoclassical style. When? It is difficult to say because it was initially located on the other side of the square. This construction happened in the 13th century. Later,...More

Date of experience: June 2019
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Reviewed June 5, 2019

This building is located on a busy square and the sundial was the most impressive part. Many tours seem to congregate here and the cafes are more touristic than elsewhere.

Date of experience: May 2019
Thank yns_10
Reviewed May 31, 2019

Hired bicycles and took the opportunity on a nice sunny day to people watch and have a bite to eat and drink.

Date of experience: April 2019
Thank Alan P
Reviewed July 4, 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
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Reviewed April 7, 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 March 16, 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 January 29, 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 December 11, 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 November 16, 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 November 5, 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
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