Parma offers an artistic and naturalistic heritage of great worldwide importance and has been the cradle of great historical figures
It is located in Emilia Romagna and can be visited at any time of the year, both for short and long periods as it enjoys an excellent climate and offers many tourist attractions. Do not forget its food and wine tradition that has made it famous all over the world.
Its center, full of artistic masterpieces, large green areas, small and large treasures from different eras, welcomes tourists and citizens and holds tourists gracefully.
Among the most important monuments of Parma it is impossible not to refer to the Duomo (built starting from 1059) which represents a splendid historical building in Roman style. It was in fact decorated with precious inlays and frescoes of famous and famous personalities of that period.
In particular, the dome of the Cathedral with its beautiful frescoes dates back to the sixteenth century and is the work of Correggio who created The Assumption of the Virgin.
In the homonymous Piazza del Duomo we also find the famous Baptistery, built between the thirteenth and fourteenth centuries following the project of Benedetto Antelami.
The building has an octagonal shape and was made of marble, more precisely with the pink marble of Verona.
Also not to be forgotten is a visit to the Monastery of San Giovanni Evangelista (dating back to the 10th century), to the Ducal Park, to the Church of the Madonna della Steccata, to the Teatro Regio.
A separate note also deserves the National Gallery of Parma located inside the Palazzo della Pilotta which preserves works of art created by world-famous artists such as Leonardo da Vinci, Correggio, Parmigianino and others.
Part of the information regarding the history, art, traditions and events of the city are taken from the website www.wikipedia.org or from www.turismo.comune.parma.it (Official website for Tourist Information and Reception of Parma) respecting the GNU Free Documentation License.