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Designed in 1564 by Vitozzi. It's lined with porticoes and is the real heart of the city: here and hereabouts stand the great buildings that have witnessed the development of the city, from the ancient Roman era to our days. In the middle of the...more
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Piazza Castello, 10123 Turin, Italy
+39 011 436 1455
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All reviews royal palace via garibaldi castle square big square christmas market important buildings san lorenzo heart of the city open space walk around beautiful city piazza torino architecture cafes renaissance grandeur
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Reviewed 5 days ago via mobile

Nice Place the center of the city, very close at more museums, and a lot Cafes, it'll be better to go to Turin from April until September. Nice place.

Thank Rocco P
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

If you are reading a review of a Piazza, you are probably trying to decide whether to visit Torino. Do it! You will be surrounded be beautiful architecture and great food, with less traffic and fewer tourists than in other big cities. Specific to this...More

Thank kjjh
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

The centerpiece of Piazza Castello is of course the medieval castle which dominates the piazza. Entrance includes some excellent renaissance artworks, mostly of a religious nature, but also entrance to the tower where you can enjoy a lovely 360 degree view of Turin, so definitely...More

Thank PaulSnood
Reviewed 11 October 2018

This large, modern square is limited on one side by the Church of San Lorenzo, Royal Palace, and the Armory; on the second by the Palazzo Madama; on the third, a busy street, and across it, a number of stores and the beginning of Via...More

Thank Gabriel H
Reviewed 8 October 2018 via mobile

A local resident told me this is the most beautiful piazza in Turin, and she should know. It is certainly impressive - very large and open, surrounded by stately and important buildings. A variety of fun activities take place in the piazza on weekends and...More

Thank Christine C
Reviewed 3 October 2018

I enjoyed this Palace very much with its red throne room chandeliers and Hallway lined with great suits of armour for soldiers and horses. Round the corner next day there is a great library.

Thank Elaine B
Reviewed 19 September 2018 via mobile

This entire area of Torino is worth a visit to gawk at the amazingly impressive architecture and sense of space in the squares and the streets. I would skip the Via Po (very touristy) in favor of the many smaller squares in this part of...More

Thank leylasteele
Reviewed 6 September 2018

This piazza is a hub of shopping and good restaurants centrally located in Turin. It's clean, spacious, and the architecture is gorgeous.

Thank judy b
Reviewed 2 September 2018 via mobile

A very nice piazza right in front of the Royal Palace and its gardens and Palazzo Madama....quite stunning really

Thank Stephen3566
Reviewed 13 August 2018 via mobile

In the heart of the city surrounded by shops and the Palazzo is this pedestrian square with a road around one side. It has fountains shooting out of the ground that kids can run around and get wet on a hot day. Great way to...More

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Response from Sonia Z | Reviewed this property |
Shopping: via Garibaldi, via Po, piazza castello under the arches, via roma Icecream : Fiorio, piazza castello, via po Interesting coffee bars: Caffetteria reale (once part of the royal kitchens), piazzetta reale Markets... More