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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  • Very large square, bordered by the Royal Palace (Real), the Teatro, in the center the imposing Madame Palace (Palazzo Madama). An imposing bronze grid. You can flank or go back to the main arteries. Benches to sit and contemplate the "fauna"..
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  • Very beautiful area ... It is characterized by its large size in terms of space.... in addition to the availability of water fountains that add beauty and splendor to the yard
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