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Church of Santa Maria del Quartiere

Strada del Quartiere - Parma - PR - 43125
Hours:

open from Monday to Friday from 9.00am to 12.15pm and from 4.30pm to 7.00pm. Closed on Saturday, Sunday and festivities for Orthodox services.

Prices:

free entrance

Description:

this votive church stands in the centre of an area known as Quartiere since the times it used to house a military garrison.

Its hexagonal plan with rectangular chapels was designed in 17th century by G.B. Aleotti and later modified by G.B. Magnani.  A majestic dome  frescoed by P.A.Bernabei between 1626 and 1629 is supported by arches and pillars.

In the interior are kept works by F.Scaramuzza, M.Baiardi, G.M.Conti, T.Bandini, F.Pescatori and G.Gaibazzi.

How to get there:

the church is located in the historical center, on the west side of the river Parma, in the Oltretorrente area.

Last update:
13/02/2017