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Santa Maria della Steccata

Santa Maria della Steccata Review

Dating from the 16th century, this delightful church has one of Parma's most recognizable domes. In the dome's large arch there's a wonderful decorative fresco by Francesco Mazzola, better known as Parmigianino (1503–40). He took so long to complete it that his patrons briefly imprisoned him for breach of contract.

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  • Address: Piazza Steccata 9, off Via Dante near Piazza Garibaldi Parma, 43100 | Map It
  • Phone: 0521/234937
  • Hours: Daily 9–noon and 3–6
  • Website:
  • Location: Parma
Updated: 02-20-2013

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