Piazza Castello

Turin & Piedmont

Things to know about Piazza Castello

Piazza Castello is the main square of Turin, as well as the historical center of the city.
 
This monumental square is adorned by impressive city palaces, including the famous Royal Palace and houses three large monuments, placed around the Senate and the Casaforte Acajada. Also, from the square depart some of the most important streets in the center.
 
Piazza Castello was designed in 1584 by Ascanio Vitozzi and with its 40,000 square meters, is the second vastest square in the city, after the Piazza Vittorio Veneto.