On the north-eastern side of Piazza Castello , a little square can be seen. It is called the Piazza Reale, and is closed by a ... More
Palazzo Reale e Giardini Reali
On the north-eastern side of Piazza Castello , a little square can be seen. It is called the Piazza Reale, and is closed by a cast-iron gate topped by statues of the Dioscuri, twin brothers of Helen of Troy. On the far side of Piazza Reale is a view of the Royal Palace , residence of the Savoy family since 1865. It is possible to go on a guided tour through the various rooms where the rulers of the Savoy household once lived. The Royal Gardens are of particular interest, as they are situated behind the palace, and play host to various open-air bars and evening entertainment during the summer months.
The apartments of the 18th century villa are an example of patrician torinesi residences of the time. The owners extremely
rich benefactors protected Silvio Pellico who died here in 1854. The room in which he died is open to ...
The Palazzo Madama is situated in the centre of Piazza Castello , with its facade facing Via Garibaldi . It
takes its name from the two Royal Dames who lived here, Maria Cristina and Giovanna Battista. During past centuries, ...
This relatively small square is surrounded by places of historic interest. On the eastern side is the Carignano theatre and
the historic Cambio restaurant. The opposite side of the square is completely taken up by the beautiful facade of ...