Monuments and historical buildings in Turin
Visit the Savoy Royal Residences, Unesco World Heritage Site
Aristocratic mansion built in the seventeenth century by Baroncelli, the Barolo Palace was restored in the mid-eighteenth century and it was one of the most important salons of the nineteenth century.
On the banks of Po river, there is the Medieval Village built on the occasion of the Italian Exhibition in 1884. It is a faithful reproduction of buildings and decorations of the late medieval period, where walking between houses, alleys, fountains, craft shops and the beautiful medieval castle with its drawbridge you can be surrounded by the atmosphere of the Medieval era.
The Royal Palace
Great building of seventeenth century, the Royal Palace was the residence of the dukes of Savoy, the King of Sardinia and the Kings of Italy until 1865.
It's an unmissable place of interest. The Royal Palace was decorated by the most important artists of that period and contemporary as Filippo Juvarra. You can also visit the royal apartments, to admire the changing tastes of the Savoy sovereigns in the furniture with mixed styles from the seventeenth to the twentieth century.
Beautiful Baroque building built in 1729 by G. Plantery, where the famous Count Camillo Benso of Cavour was born and lived. He was a politician and intellectual who has founded the newspaper "Il Risorgimento" in the XIX century, one of the most important newspapers still active. Recently restored, the Cavour Palace today houses international art exhibitions.