The City Identified With The Football Team: Parma Travel Guide
Parma is a city that should be included in the list of places to visit when the quarantine-induced quarantine period is over.
The generally accepted meaning of gastronomy; is the relationship between food and culture. Italy is undoubtedly one of the luckiest countries in gastronomy, not only in Europe but also in the world. With the bologna university, the oldest university in the world that is - still actively - educating, it is the innovative chefs of the Italians who have not been on this list since their education was interrupted in the 15th century, but the fourth oldest school of knowledge, When restaurants are added, it is no wonder that they have such a say in the field of "gastronomy". In addition to the fact that Massimo Bottura's “Osteria Francescana” in the city of modena, which destroyed the Danish “noma” hegemony that lasted for three years in a row with the romance of the best restaurant in the world in 2013, Another important point is that the cheeses of parmesan (parma + Reggio Emilia = Parmigiano) come out of this region. Here it is stuck in between these issues and I'm sure; We are at the "best part is to return to bologna", finger. If you plan to explore the Emilia-Romagna region, the best place to stay in bologna. The city is already beautiful, easy access to the environment. parma, with Trenitalia about an hour away, if you are getting your ticket from the machines at the station, you must have it read to the small terminals on the platform before getting on the train.
Once you get off at parma station, there is a place you should visit without seeing the city; Parmesan's homeland, the town of San Secondo Parmense. You can reach this town by bus, it is about 20-25 km but since it is a city bus, your transportation will take about an hour. right under the train station, there is a passage, when you give your face to the station, you need to take the bus 2105 from the stop on the right (such as the passage, in the form of two departures and two arrivals). a bus that almost everyone knows about each other, the environment is beautiful, high-screen “Buona Giornata”, “come Te La Passi”, “ Attento ”, full neighbourhood bus. There is a sheltered market one stop before coming to the town centre, if you get there, you will see a place called Il Trionfo right across. this is a pretty boutique, sweet parmesan producer. you have to go here around 9 am so that you can see the production. Of course, this production phase does not tell you a professional tour guide, it is family business anyway.
You can also see the production and the high-ceilinged warehouses where the cheeses are left to rest. cheeses are aged up to 12-24-36 and 48 months, and they also have their own stores right in front of the dairy. You can get it with peace of mind. You can also find balsamic vinegar in the same shop. The homeland of this balsamic vinegar is actually the neighbouring province of Modena. However, here they are doing very well and consistently. They put a drop of cheese on it and make it taste.
The first important structure in parma; Parma Cathedral. The ceiling painting of this cathedral, built in a romanesque style, was made by Antonio de Corriggio, five centuries after its construction, with three works in the Louvre museum. It is difficult to find a solid romanesque structure in Italy, it is located in the centre, it is impossible to miss it. Entrance to the cathedral is free.
There is also an octagonal structure opposite this cathedral, parma baptistery. Now, the world's most magnificent baptisteries, which have survived to this day, are located in Italy. One of the most important is the San Giovanni baptistery in Florence. parma baptistery also has a quite different architecture. The famous Verona marble was used in the construction of the building. entrance € 8.00.
The Giordano Ferrari puppet museum falls across the back of the cathedral. Italo Ferrari, who started puppetry in 1877, died in 1961 and his son Giardino Ferrari decided to continue this business. admission (then) was free.