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Camera di San Paolo

Strada Giuseppe Garibaldi, 43121, Parma, Italy
0521 533221
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Stunning troupe d'oeil

A real masterpiece, just one room of splendor in an otherwise mediocre set of rooms. Niches seem so... read more

Reviewed 2 days ago
Castro Valley, California

AS the last reviewer said these ceilings are stunning. Photos just don't do them justice. We had it... read more

Reviewed 16 March 2017
Chelmsford, United Kingdom
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Strada Giuseppe Garibaldi, 43121, Parma, Italy
0521 533221
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Reviewed 2 days ago

A real masterpiece, just one room of splendor in an otherwise mediocre set of rooms. Niches seem so real, 3d into 2d as this kind of art is supposed to do. Sit and enjoy. We were literally not interrupted by any other visitor. Continue through...More

Thank Nonno2000
Reviewed 16 March 2017

AS the last reviewer said these ceilings are stunning. Photos just don't do them justice. We had it quite quiet so could sit and be amazed. Small price to pay for such art. Again as said the attendant on our day was very helpful and...More

Thank nsander219
Reviewed 21 January 2017 via mobile

The other reviewers have described the amazing ceilings well. Really glad we visited, it's only a small place, but for 2 euro great value. The attendant was most helpful and pleasant when we made a mistake with what we'd thought we're composite tickets for the...More

Thank Felicity N
Reviewed 8 November 2016

An atmospheric Monastery garden led me to the Camera di San Paolo. There are two rooms, quite small, with glorious trompe l'oeil decoration. It is one of the great sights of Parma so inevitably it attracts visitors in groups and they completely fill the place....More

1  Thank Malbear
Reviewed 21 September 2016

Entry is down a garden alley off Strada Macedonio Melloni. You buy tickets 2 euro in the office on the left of building in front of you, then come back out to enter the apartments. First couple of rooms disappointing but then you turn a...More

4  Thank priestfield
Reviewed 8 August 2016

A former convent, the Abbess had requested Correggio paint the domed ceiling and fireplace of the dining room. The result, which is painted between the ribs of the ceiling, is quite beautiful. The ceiling of the Abbess's private quarters were also frescoed, but by Araldi....More

1  Thank westy54
Reviewed 5 August 2016

Interesting site, for the rooms, one has an Idea of how a nun mother superior could live. And the art masterpeices that hav been recently restored. Worth the visit.

Thank carlosmp
Reviewed 2 June 2016 via mobile

Awesome, really worth the time to visit. Not over busy when we visited so plenty of room and space to view at our leisure. Incredible paintings.

Thank Ian S
Reviewed 30 May 2016

the few chambers of the Camera die San Paolo offer some interesting fresco ceilings. not really a must, but an eventual visit for a rainy day.

Thank r0landbrunner
Reviewed 2 May 2016

Stunning fresco ceilings by Correggio, full of flowers and garlands, and an unexpected fireplace. Take your time to imagine living under these beautiful paintings.

Thank TyroneLondon
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what time does it open
7 March 2017|
Response from buridan0 |
8.30 am to 14.00. pm. Is not open on public holidays
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