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Attractions to explore nearby La Venaria Reale

La Venaria RealePiazza della Repubblica, 4, 10078 Venaria Reale TO, Italy

La Venaria Reale is an Italian town of 33,550 inhabitants in the metropolitan city of Turin, in Piedmont, conurbated in the metropolitan area of ​​Turin , in only 10 km northwest from the city of Turin. It is a masterpiece of architecture and landscape, declared a UNESCO World Heritage site in 1997. The estate includes the Royal residence, a Baroque palace built in the 17th century by Duke Carlo Emanuele II of Savoy, 80 hectares of gardens, the 17th-century historical village of Venaria, and the

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Porta Palazzo8.37 KMs away from La Venaria Reale

Porta Palazzo is one of the five parts of the Aurora district of Turin.  Its centerpiece is the octagonal Piazza Della Repubblica which, with its51 300  m², is the largest square in the city and hosts the largest outdoor market in Europe every day. The rest of the sub-district is between the Dora Riparia, Corso Regina Margherita, Corso Giulio Cesare, and Corso Regio Parco.

Museum of Eastern Art8.45 KMs away from La Venaria Reale

The Museum of Eastern Art is a recent reality among the few Italian institutions completely devoted to the artistic expressions of Asia. The museum contains one of the most important collections of Asian art in Italy. The collection of some 2200 works represents cultural and artistic traditions from across the Asian continent. It will be a new experience visiting this museum and gives information about the eastern arts.

Palatine Towers8.61 KMs away from La Venaria Reale

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.

Galleria Sabauda8.80 KMs away from La Venaria Reale

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.

Cathedral of Saint John the Baptist8.80 KMs away from La Venaria Reale

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.

Royal Palace of Turin8.90 KMs away from La Venaria Reale

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.

Civic Gallery of Modern and Contemporary Art8.96 KMs away from La Venaria Reale

One of the oldest museums in Italy, and it is devoted to art produced in the last two centuries. It was opened to the public in 1863, and it keeps over 40.000 pieces, among paintings, sculptures, installations, drawings, and engravings. Particularly important is the film and artistic videos collection, one of the most famous in Europe.

Piazza Castello9.04 KMs away from La Venaria Reale

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.

Madama Palace9.05 KMs away from La Venaria Reale

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

Egyptian Museum9.21 KMs away from La Venaria Reale

A museum in Torino is dedicated exclusively to Egyptian culture and art. Springing from the excavations completed in Egypt by the Italian Archeological Mission between 1900-1935, the collection counts more than 26,000 artifacts and is a scientific and academic resource on the topic. The museum hosts themed exhibits of special interest; for example, a recent special exhibit was about women in ancient Egyptian culture, in honor of National Women's Day. Each month offers various events.

Palazzo Carignano9.22 KMs away from La Venaria Reale

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.

Piazza San Carlo9.23 KMs away from La Venaria Reale

Piazza San Carlo is one of the most important squares in the historic center of Turin. Often nicknamed by the Turinese "the living room of the city", it is inserted within the road axis of via Roma, which connects it to piazza Castello and Piazza Carlo Felice. To the south, there is another small open space called piazza CLN.  The square has other entrances to the north and to the south. It is also accessible by foot from the underground via the stairs that connect it to the underground parking

Museum of the Risorgimento9.25 KMs away from La Venaria Reale

The Museum of the Risorgimento, located in the eighteenth-century Milanese Palazzo Moriggia, houses a collection of objects and artworks which illustrate the history of Italian unification from Napoleon's first Italian campaign of 1796 to the annexation of Rome in 1870. There is particular coverage of Milan’s part in this process, notably the 1848 uprising against Austrian rule known as the Five Days of Milan.

National Cinema Museum9.55 KMs away from La Venaria Reale

One of the remarkable monuments in this area is home to the National Cinema Museum, where the vast collection of silver-screen memorabilia draws film buffs from around the world. This exhibition is a visual journey across the history of the moving image from the archeology of cinema to television. The exhibition is divided into various sections and presents rare artifacts, films, scene objects and sets, posters, reconstructions, and models.

Mole Antonelliana9.56 KMs away from La Venaria Reale

The Mole Antonelliana is a monumental building in Turin, located in the historic center, symbol of the city and one of the symbols of Italy.  The name derives from the fact that, in the past, it was the tallest brick building in the world, while its adjective derives from the architect who conceived it, Alessandro Antonelli. However, during the twentieth century, it underwent major renovations with reinforced concrete and steel beams, so it can no longer be considered a structure exclusively in