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Palazzo Barolo

Closed Now: 10:00 AM - 12:30 PM, 3:00 PM - 5:30 PM
Open today: 10:00 AM - 12:30 PM, 3:00 PM - 5:30 PM
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A little piece of history

It cost me only $3 for a guided tour of this lovely palazzo. A tour was available in English but I... read more

Reviewed 9 October 2018
Christine C
Echuca, Australia
via mobile
Gorgeous Italian palazzo, a hidden gem in the centre of Turin

The guide was well informed and truly passionate about the history of the place and managed to... read more

Reviewed 25 May 2018
Emilio P
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9 Oct 2018
“A little piece of history”
25 May 2018
“Gorgeous Italian palazzo, a hidden gem in the centre of Turin”
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Hours Today: 10:00 AM - 12:30 PM, 3:00 PM - 5:30 PM
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Suggested duration: 1-2 hours
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Via delle Orfane 7, 10122 Turin, Italy
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Reviewed 9 October 2018 via mobile

It cost me only $3 for a guided tour of this lovely palazzo. A tour was available in English but I chose to to take it in Italian. Initially I was the only person on the tour and even when some others (Italians) came along...More

Date of experience: October 2018
1  Thank Christine C
Reviewed 25 May 2018

The guide was well informed and truly passionate about the history of the place and managed to entertain us for an hour and a half. Because fewer visitors come here we were only 3 people in the guided tour, so the visiting experience was great....More

Date of experience: May 2018
Thank Emilio P
Reviewed 1 July 2017

The museum was way beyond our expectations with breath-taking mural and ceiling paintings, sumptuous decorations, antique musical instruments and great stories behind every piece that we had the chance to discover thanks to the most amazing guide ever (Francesco Valerio). It was truly an inforgettable...More

Date of experience: July 2017
1  Thank dilaratosyali
Reviewed 25 May 2017

A beautiful building with a very interesting history when told be the extremely passionate guide we had (Francesco!). I would definitely recommend visiting the museum as although it's off the beaten track it's worth a visit!

Date of experience: April 2017
Thank Emma B
Reviewed 4 April 2017

Me and my friends went to the Palazzo Barolo this weekend. We were passing in front of the museum when we decided to enter, but what was waiting for us inside was simply amazing! It was almost closing, but they let us enter. We also...More

Date of experience: April 2017
Thank Stela
Reviewed 24 February 2017 via mobile

Charming private palace with adorable guide, prolix in anecdotes and so thoughtful you could almost feel home. A Turin's must !

Date of experience: February 2017
Thank Anthony F
Reviewed 22 January 2017

There's a lot of history in Palazzo Barolo and the guide was clearly passionate about it (one can only see the place with a guide). Since we do not understand Italian, we were given folders with English explanations, but they were clearly short and bland...More

Date of experience: December 2016
1  Thank FactotumDellaCitta
Reviewed 28 December 2016 via mobile

Never been treated so rudely in a museum before! Four people sitting doing nothing not even able to say that the place was about to close in anything close to s pleasant way!

Date of experience: December 2016
1  Thank Joanstey22
Reviewed 20 February 2016

Normally in Turin many people know the museum area of Piazza Castello with its Royal Palace and Palazzo Madama but this Beautiful Palace has nothing to envy in term of elegant style and very interesting stories about its founders the Marquis of Barolo. Situated in...More

Date of experience: March 2015
2  Thank Massimo P
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