Piazza Castello, Turin

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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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  • Is the center of the city, opposite the Royal Palace and around the various buildings that have made the history of the city and of the House of Savoy. Not to be missed.
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  • That is, the symbol of Turin! At the center of the square are located the Acaja Castle and palazzo Madama and various monuments and statues. Some of the most important streets branch off from the square of Turin, which via Po, via Roma, via Garibaldi. The porch you'll find plenty of places to eat or buy souvenirs.
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