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The church of San Pietro is Neoclassic construction designed by the French architect E.A.Petitot, and its construction was completed in 1762. The first church of San Pietro, on the same site, was mentioned in 955, and it was rebuilt during the 15th century in a Gothic style.
The facade is decorated with a papal symbols of the tiara, festoons and keys. Interiors of the church contains some valuable paintings of notable artists.
During Napoleonic government in Parma, the church was suppressed and reconsecrated in 1852, only to be suppressed again in 1867.

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