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Palazzo Carignano

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A unique Baroque construction, beautifully furnished

This 17th century building is unique in Torino because of the undulating front: concave-convex and... read more

Reviewed 12 October 2018
Gabriel H
Bellaire, Texas
Italian Versailles

Amazing salle with extraordinaire painting.The decor is more luxurious than we can imagine... read more

Reviewed 6 December 2017
caretto a
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Via Dell'Accademia delle Scienze 5, 10123 Turin, Italy
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Reviewed 12 October 2018

This 17th century building is unique in Torino because of the undulating front: concave-convex and concave again.Richly decorated with frescoes, guilded chandeliers and classical furniture. this house was the birthplace of Vittorio Emanuele II, the first king of the Unified Kingdom of Italy. It also...More

Date of experience: September 2018
Thank Gabriel H
Reviewed 30 September 2018 via mobile

Very interesting to see inside, but we were placed in an Italian only tour with no offer of an English one ? Entry is very cheap at only 5 Euros and is worth seeing.

Date of experience: September 2018
Thank Martin S
Reviewed 17 February 2018 via mobile

Palazzo Carignano is located in the center of Turin. It is named after prince Carignano who ordered the construction to begin at age 51 in 1679. The rest of the history could be described better during the tour. There amazingly nice rooms and the architecture...More

Date of experience: February 2018
Thank BeachStone2C
Reviewed 14 February 2018 via mobile

We visited the Palace after seeing it on Trip advisor - The cost was only 5 Euro and cheaper if under 26 - and free of under 16! We had an English speaking guide and there was only 4 of us walking with her. An...More

Date of experience: February 2018
1  Thank L7389SLrobertk
Reviewed 6 December 2017

Amazing salle with extraordinaire painting.The decor is more luxurious than we can imagine. Remarkable artist !

Date of experience: November 2017
1  Thank caretto a
Reviewed 30 October 2017

I am not sure my review will say anything new.. ..the palace where the cadet family was called to lead the unification of the country.. the site of the first Italian parliament.. a preeminent example of Baroque palace.. splendid rooms inside and a splendid courtyard...More

Date of experience: October 2017
2  Thank Giorgio G
Reviewed 16 October 2017 via mobile

We bought the tickets then they told us to wait outside... that the guide will come... after 10 min the guide came and he was talking just italian; touristic point and you aren't able to hire a guide which knows english also?!? After we started...More

Date of experience: October 2017
Thank Adrian Ionel C
Reviewed 9 August 2017

The palace was nice, but the visit felt completely disorganised. The only way to visit is by taking an hourly "guided tour", and luckily I arrived ten minutes before the hour so didn't have long to wait. There was no indication of where to wait...More

Date of experience: August 2017
Thank Gary B
Reviewed 24 June 2017 via mobile

First issue was that the cost is REALLY €10, not the €5 posted on signs at ground level. At the 2nd floor ticket office a typed notice says €10. That was annoying. Also MANY steps without a handrail to get to the third floor. My...More

Date of experience: June 2017
1  Thank 935margaretsg
Reviewed 23 May 2017

This Palace was built in XVII century for Thomas Francis, son of Prince Emmanuel Philibert. Beautiful baroque architecture. Today this palace houses the Museum of the Risorgimento.

Date of experience: April 2017
Thank yegorb306
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