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Museum of Eastern Art

Via San Domenico, 11, 10122 Torino TO, Italy

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About Museum of Eastern Art

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.


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Palatine Towers0.34km from Museum of Eastern Art

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.

Porta Palazzo0.4km from Museum of Eastern Art

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.

Cathedral of Saint John the Baptist0.42km from Museum of Eastern Art

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 Sabauda0.47km from Museum of Eastern Art

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.

Royal Palace of Turin0.53km from Museum of Eastern Art

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.

Piazza Castello0.6km from Museum of Eastern Art

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.

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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.