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“royal palace”(39 reviews)
“via garibaldi”(20 reviews)
“big square”(12 reviews)
Designed in 1564 by Vitozzi. It's lined with porticoes and is the real heart of the city: here and hereabouts stand the great buildings that have witnessed the development of the city, from the ancient Roman era to our days. In the middle of the...more
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Piazza Castello, 10123 Turin, Italy
+39 011 436 1455
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All reviews royal palace via garibaldi big square castle square christmas market heart of the city open space walk around beautiful city piazza torino po architecture lorenzo cafes grandeur landmark
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Reviewed 5 days ago

This large, modern square is limited on one side by the Church of San Lorenzo, Royal Palace, and the Armory; on the second by the Palazzo Madama; on the third, a busy street, and across it, a number of stores and the beginning of Via...More

Thank Gabriel H
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

A local resident told me this is the most beautiful piazza in Turin, and she should know. It is certainly impressive - very large and open, surrounded by stately and important buildings. A variety of fun activities take place in the piazza on weekends and...More

Thank Christine C
Reviewed 1 week ago

I enjoyed this Palace very much with its red throne room chandeliers and Hallway lined with great suits of armour for soldiers and horses. Round the corner next day there is a great library.

Thank Elaine B
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

This entire area of Torino is worth a visit to gawk at the amazingly impressive architecture and sense of space in the squares and the streets. I would skip the Via Po (very touristy) in favor of the many smaller squares in this part of...More

Thank Leyla S
Reviewed 5 September 2018

This piazza is a hub of shopping and good restaurants centrally located in Turin. It's clean, spacious, and the architecture is gorgeous.

Thank judy b
Reviewed 1 September 2018 via mobile

A very nice piazza right in front of the Royal Palace and its gardens and Palazzo Madama....quite stunning really

Thank Stephen3566
Reviewed 13 August 2018 via mobile

In the heart of the city surrounded by shops and the Palazzo is this pedestrian square with a road around one side. It has fountains shooting out of the ground that kids can run around and get wet on a hot day. Great way to...More

Thank Bianconero
Reviewed 10 August 2018 via mobile

Touristic must see one day we entered from Vía Giuseppe Garibaldi and another morning from the Pallazo Reali

Thank Carmen G
Reviewed 9 August 2018

This is a must attraction. The Royal Palace in front of you should be visited, having its own while in your left side is the alley that sends you strait to the Chapel of the Holy Shroud. Ask anybody on the street for directions and...More

Thank Edlira Q
Reviewed 5 August 2018 via mobile

We walked up Via Garibaldi from the opposite end and 15 minutes later arrived in the Piazza. It is a large and very impressive place. We'll worth visiting, hard to miss.

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Response from Sonia Z | Reviewed this property |
Shopping: via Garibaldi, via Po, piazza castello under the arches, via roma Icecream : Fiorio, piazza castello, via po Interesting coffee bars: Caffetteria reale (once part of the royal kitchens), piazzetta reale Markets... More