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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 big square christmas market important buildings lovely square san lorenzo heart of the city beautiful city walk around piazza torino architecture cafes benches renaissance
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Reviewed 1 week ago 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 3 weeks ago

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 4 weeks ago 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 4 weeks ago

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
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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
Thank dalmunzie
Reviewed 24 November 2018

But somewhat lacking in activity on a Saturday morning at the end of November. Fountains not working, building works in progress...

Date of experience: November 2018
Thank Albywon
Reviewed 22 November 2018

This is one of the most beautiful places in Torino. The arcades, the royal palace, the opera, everything is superb. And you can have a drink in one of the famous historical caffes.

Date of experience: November 2018
Thank alienorcantal
Reviewed 12 November 2018 via mobile

Nice Place the center of the city, very close at more museums, and a lot Cafes, it'll be better to go to Turin from April until September. Nice place.

Date of experience: November 2018
Thank Rocco P
Reviewed 25 October 2018 via mobile

If you are reading a review of a Piazza, you are probably trying to decide whether to visit Torino. Do it! You will be surrounded be beautiful architecture and great food, with less traffic and fewer tourists than in other big cities. Specific to this...More

Date of experience: October 2018
1  Thank kjjh
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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