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Royal Palace of Turin

Piazzetta Reale, 1, 10122 Torino TO, Italy

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About Royal Palace of Turin

The Royal Palace of Turin is a building in Turin, Italy. It was the center of the court of the old Duchy of Savoy for almost two hundred years. The lavishly-decorated rooms feature 17th-century carved furniture, tapestries, paintings, and frescoes. Visitors can tour the first-floor royal apartments, ballroom, throne hall, gallery, and Royal Library, which displays a self-portrait of Leonardo da Vinci. The adjacent Royal Armory features one of the world’s largest collections of weapons.



Attractions near Royal Palace of Turin

Cathedral of Saint John the Baptist0.11km from Royal Palace of Turin

A majestic Cathedral is the Roman Catholic Cathedral which was built during 1491-98 and is dedicated to St. John the Baptist. One of the main pilgrimage centres in this area and also its architectural beauty attracts a lot of peoples to here.

Galleria Sabauda0.12km from Royal Palace of Turin

The Galleria Sabauda in Turin displays the art collections gathered by the House of Savoy. This gallery unites the collection of Eugene of Savoy with works from the Royal Palace of Turin, the picture gallery of the Savoy-Carignano, and works from the Palazzo Durazzo of Genoa. When the palace became the seat of the senators, they transferred the museum to the building of the Academy of Sciences, where was already the Egyptian Museum.

Madama Palace0.21km from Royal Palace of Turin

A part-medieval, part-baroque castle built in the 13th century on the site of the old Roman gate.  It was once the home of two "Royal Ladies". The first, Christine of France, had the courtyard of the medieval castle covered to create a large assembly room. The second, Marie-Jeanne-Baptiste of Savoy-Nemours, died before her extensive rebuild was completed.  Known for being the first Italian Senate, Palazzo Madama is home to a beautiful collection of Romanesque, Gothic, and Renaissant masterpieces

Piazza Castello0.26km from Royal Palace of Turin

This large rectangular esplanade is the true center of Turin. The elegance of the Piazza Castello, with its constant flow of trams, is a popular setting for locals to meet for drinks. This amazing spot host the Royal Palace, the castle in the middle named Palazzo Madama, the Teatro Regio where all the operas are performed, and many other important spots.

Palatine Towers0.29km from Royal Palace of Turin

The Palatine Towers is an ancient Roman-medieval structure in Turin, Italy. The structure served as one of four Roman city gates, which allowed access from north to the cards Maximus, the typical second main street of a Roman town. They are located near the Duomo di Torino and Palazzo Reale. It represents the primary archaeological evidence of the city's Roman phase and is one of the best-preserved 1st-century BC Roman gateways in the world.

Palazzo Carignano0.43km from Royal Palace of Turin

Palazzo Carignano, full name Palazzo Dei Principi di Carignano, is a historic building in the city center of Turin, a fine example of Piedmontese Baroque architecture.  Together with Palazzo Reale and Palazzo Madama, it is part of the most important historical buildings of the city and, like these, it is part of the UNESCO Residenze Savoy serial site. It was the historic seat of the Subalpine Parliament and of the first Parliament of the Kingdom of Italy.

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Piedmont is a region in northwest Italy, one of the 20 regions of the country. It borders the Liguria region to the south, the Lombardy and Emilia-Romagna regions to the east, and the Aosta Valley region to the northwest; it also borders Switzerland to the northeast and France to the west. It has an area of 25,402 km2 making it the second-largest region of Italy after Sicily and a population of 4,322,805 as of 30 June 2020. The capital of Piedmont is Turin.