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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...more
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Piazza Castello, 10123 Turin, Italy
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All reviews royal palace via garibaldi castle square christmas market big square important buildings lovely square heart of the city san lorenzo beautiful architecture walk around piazza torino cafes benches renaissance activity
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Reviewed 5 days ago via mobile

A nice picturesque square in front of the Palace. There are benches too. In terms of arriving from the airport, the airport bus from the airport goes to Torino Porta Susa which I think is the closest stop and is a 20 min walk. You...More

Date of experience: February 2019
Thank holidaymaddddd
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

They city hall allowed the construction of a contemporary tall and ugly building in the vicinity of the main square of Turin. You can't take your eyes off of it. It ruined the view for good. It ruined the entired city. I can't believe they...More

Date of experience: November 2018
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Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Lovely gathering place. Beautiful architecture.I enjoyed interacting with culture bearers and musicians. great energy filled the space.

Date of experience: January 2019
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Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Turin is a city of fine architecture, and this vast square is an excellent example for it. Gorgeous architecture all around.

Date of experience: September 2018
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Reviewed 8 January 2019 via mobile

The place is simply gorgeous with shops, Christmas lights and Christmas tree ... a joy to the eyes and ears We went there more than once and we had a great time always. The shopping is LIT there too

Date of experience: January 2019
Thank LilianeN262
Reviewed 24 December 2018

We visited during the Christmas market and the square was full of life. Enjoyed walking around and taking in the Christmas decor.

Date of experience: December 2018
Thank celticmoon
Reviewed 19 December 2018 via mobile

Piazza Castello (Castle Square, in English) is located in the center of Torino, a city in the North part of Italy. It is a very beautiful square, where you can see Real Chiesa di San Lorenzo, Palazzo Reale di Torino and Armeria Reale. Also, in...More

Date of experience: September 2018
Thank AlbertSalichs
Reviewed 19 December 2018

Place was crowded with multicultural ethnicities and backgrounds. Its historical preservation was one for the eye. Loved sitting on the benches and sipped my Large Coffee.

Date of experience: February 2018
1  Thank JuveFan007
Reviewed 9 December 2018 via mobile

Thus is a beautiful square with the old royal palace and an old castle in the centre. Pretty at night.

Date of experience: December 2018
Thank Peter S
Reviewed 4 December 2018

Piazza Castello is majestic and well worth a visit, to soak up the history of Turin that stretches from pre-Roman times to now-a-days.

Date of experience: November 2018
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Response from Sonia Z | Reviewed this property |
Shopping: via Garibaldi, via Po, piazza castello under the arches, via roma Icecream : Fiorio, piazza castello, via po Interesting coffee bars: Caffetteria reale (once part of the royal kitchens), piazzetta reale Markets... More