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Basilica di Santa Maria della Steccata(Madonna della Steccata)

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Address: Strada Giuseppe Garibaldi, 43121, Parma, Italy
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over the top on ornamentation, but appealing to some

Happened to arrive during Mass which was nice as it was Sunday. Afterwards, spent time walking around and trying to take in all the artistic renderings. It's like a museum (a lot... read more

Reviewed 18 March 2017
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Lakewood, Ohio
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Lakewood, Ohio
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Reviewed 18 March 2017

Happened to arrive during Mass which was nice as it was Sunday. Afterwards, spent time walking around and trying to take in all the artistic renderings. It's like a museum (a lot of Italian churches are) and would take some time to truly appreciate.

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Reviewed 8 March 2017 via mobile

Şehrin merkezinde etkileyici bir mekan. mutlaka ziyaret etmelisiniz. çok sayıda heykel var. Ziyaret etmelisiniz An impressive place in the center of the city. You absolutely must visit. There are many sculptures. You should visit

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Kingston, Canada
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 8 helpful votes
Reviewed 7 March 2017

A lovely church in a quiet part of town. If you are just strolling around Parma, this is a must see.

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Sierra Madre, California
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 48 helpful votes
Reviewed 14 November 2016 via mobile

Worth a visit while in Parma. Exterior is unique and beautiful inside but of course the catedral in the same town overwhelms it. But take a look.

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Ljubljana, Slovenia
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 36 helpful votes
Reviewed 19 August 2016

In church are tombs of 26 members of Farnese family, which were Dukes of Parma. It has a baroque altar and in the aspe is a beautiful fresco of the Coronation of the Virgin with Saints.

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Rexburg, Idaho
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Reviewed 1 July 2016 via mobile

First of all, Parma, the entire town is amazing. It's not a tourist trap, and it's not a gritty, dirty mess (like Rome or Bologna). Maria Della Steccato has as good as or better artwork than any other basilica you can visit. It's free. That's the difference, down to earth accessibility. Construction of this beauty began in the 1500's. Statues... More 

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Fayence, France
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 70 helpful votes
Reviewed 15 June 2016

There is so much to see. Give yourself enough time to sit in various parts of the basilica so that you can appreciate its grandeur. Well maintained, beautiful preservation, worth a long visit. Whitebeard83

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Zurich, Switzerland
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Reviewed 30 May 2016

after visiting the Cattedrale and the Battistero, this Basilica will fall back, but it is still worth to visit, as it is just a five minutes walk from the Cathedral and located next to the Teatro Regio and the Palazzo della Pilotta.

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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 19 helpful votes
Reviewed 7 October 2015

wanted to go back to look at it again but were not able to--amazing frescoes the church is very near pilotta so convenient for sightseeers

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Budapest, Hungary
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Reviewed 30 August 2015

Sometimes it is called the little brother of the cathedral. I think with it treasures it is one of the top ten attraction in Parma.

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