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Piazza Castello

Piazza Castello, 10123 Turin, Italy
+39 011 436 1455
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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 square stands Palazzo Madama and on the side you could see The Royal Theatre, The Royal Palace , the Royal Library (that houses Leonardo da Vinci 's operas). In Piazza Castello (The Castle Square) begin the most important central streets, like Rome Street, Po Street, Garibaldi Street and Pietro Micca Street.
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  • Very good31%
  • Average4%
  • Poor1%
  • Terrible1%
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“royal palace” (35 reviews)
“via garibaldi” (18 reviews)
“big square” (11 reviews)
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Piazza Castello, 10123 Turin, Italy
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+39 011 436 1455
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Reviewed 2 days ago via mobile

Turin is a beautiful city, especially in December with the smell of Christmas in the air. This square represent totally the Christmas. Wherever you watch can you see light, decorations and roasted chestnuts. If you’ll be in Turin in this period you should to visit...More

Thank Fantasia95
Reviewed 5 days ago

We walked from Piazza San Carlo to Piazza Castello and browsed in the shops on either side of the Piazza. There are tram stops so it is a good place to use as a centre for further exploring using public transport. Whitebeard83

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Reviewed 6 days ago

A christmas market was set up at the square which added value to the visit. It is a large safe place with very interesting buildings.

Thank GRIMS
Reviewed 1 week ago

This large piazza was beautifully decked out for Christmas. It had a large Advent calendar in one corner and there was a local choir singing carols during the evening. Also, there was a Christmas Market (which opened on 1st December). It had some beautiful but...More

Thank Lesley S
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

This is a spot where you HAVE to go when in Turin. It's Torino's main square. Catch a tram or bus or walk around and stop in some cafe and enjoy the beauty of this big square. One of Turin's landmarks.

Thank The-Groove-Traveller
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

This is a nice piazza with good seats and often activities or events. Street performers, water fountains etc creates interesting experiences.

Thank Eaze
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

This is the main piazza in Torino. A lot of things happen here, or it can be really quite. On one visit, one side was being used for a science fair. On the other police and G7 protestors were clashing. Mostly though the place is...More

Thank Lawrence W
Reviewed 5 weeks ago via mobile

One of Turin's most beautiful and historic piazzas. You're unrestricted in that you can walk about anywhere and peruse the shops but you will get the most from your visit by joining a guided tour!

Thank SummerJobber
Reviewed 8 November 2017

Spent time enjoying the scenery, the architecture, the people and the cafes. Easy to get around and very pedestrian friendly.

Thank masoncm
Reviewed 2 November 2017

wide and full of grandeur this Piazza presents itself to the visitors and at the AND near the north east corner there is a public toilet

Thank marvinge
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