Piazza Castello, Turin

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Landmark · Tourist Spot
Piazza Castello is the urban center of one of northern Italy's most important cities and was Italy's first capital. Wander the square to admire the Royal Palace, Royal Library, and the Royal Theater, among other structures. The old castle, from which the plaza takes its name, is a fortress built atop Roman ruins. Explore the portico-lined arcades along the square's perimeter of the square. They connect to many of the area's shopping streets. Work out when and for how long to visit Piazza Castello and other Turin attractions using our handy Turin online driving holiday planner.
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  • Piazza Castello is the most central square in Turin and was formed in the middle of 14th Century with the majority of construction taking place between 16th and 18th Centuries. Palazzo Madama was the....  more »
  • A picturesque piazza that features two palaces, palace madama and the royal palace of turin. Both palaces are both huge and very picturesque. There is also a very nice sweet shop here.  more »

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