City of 180,000 inhabitants in northern Italy, Parma existed since ancient times, since its origins are Etruscan: the latter were located here, between Abruzzo and the Po Valley, in the present region of Emilia Romagna. Once is not custom in Italy, Parma has had a turbulent history, passing under the control of kingdoms, duchies and other successive empires. City of culture, Parma is known for his passion for music and specifically to the opera; the great composer Giuseppe Verdi was born near Parma. Palace in number, theaters, duomo, piazza, Parma has a prestigious heritage. More known still as present in the kitchens of the world, cheese of the city, Parmesan (Parmigiano Reggiano), is with Parma ham (prosciutto di Parma) the two emblematic specialties of gastronomy parmigiani. Must attractions Parma Parma is a city with a rich artistic heritage. Furthermore, Parma offers an important musical and culinary heritage. Renowned for its cuisine, which we must mention the famous ham and Parmigiano cheese, Parma keeps the aristocratic charm of the ancient capital of the small duchy of Parma and Piacenza. Duomo We need to start visiting the city Piazza Duomo, where stands this fine example of Romanesque architecture, the Duomo, whose dome was painted by Correggio. Battistero Located next to the Duomo, Baptistery pink marble has been selected at eacu