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Villa della Regina

Strada Comunale Santa Margherita, 79, 10131 Torino TO, Italy

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About Villa della Regina

Villa Della Regina, a former Savoy Royal residence perched on the hills of Turin. It was originally built by the House of Savoy in the 17th century. Built at the behest of Maurizio of Savoy - first cardinal and then, from 1641, Prince of Oneglia - and then passed to his wife Ludovica of Savoy, it was later chosen as a summer residence first by Anna Maria d 'Orleans and then from Polissena d'Assia, queens of Sardinia, hence the name by which it is known.


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The Monte dei Cappuccini is a hill of 325 m above sea level , located in the city of Turin , about 200 meters from the shore right side of the Po , in the district Borgo Po . It is very close to the historic center , near the Vittorio Emanuele I bridge , which gives access to Piazza Vittorio Veneto . On it, stands the convent and the Baroque church of Santa Maria al Monte , entrusted to the Capuchin friars , hence the name.  The hill also houses, in the south wing of the convent, the National Mo

Catholic Parish Church Gran Madre Di Dio0.86km from Villa della Regina

The church of Gran Madre di Dio is one of the most important Catholic churches in Turin. It is situated on the bank of the River Po, and connected to the city center by the Victor Emmanuel I Bridge. The church is reminiscent of the Roman Pantheon due to its architecture. Some city legends connect the church with the Holy Grail.

Mole Antonelliana1.71km from Villa della Regina

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

National Cinema Museum1.72km from Villa della Regina

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.

Parco del Valentino1.73km from Villa della Regina

Parco del Valentino is the most famous and oldest public park in the city. It is certainly the best-known city park and has been taken as a symbol of the city like the Mole Antonelliana. In a splendid position, not far from the center, it is located along the left bank of the Po, between the monumental bridges Umberto I and Isabella, and in overlooking the hill.

Castello del Valentino1.74km from Villa della Regina

The Castello del Valentino is an ancient Savoy residence, as well as a historic building in Turin located in the Valentino Park of the same name on the banks of the Po river . Owned by the State since 1850 and later assigned to the Polytechnic of Turin , it houses the headquarters of the Department of Architecture and the related three-year and master's degree courses.

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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.