Piedmont and Valle d'Aosta Sights

Palazzo Carignano

  • Via Accademia delle Scienze 5 Map It
  • Centro
  • Castle/Palace/Chateau

Published 11/12/2015

Fodor's Review

Half of this building is the baroque triumph of Guarino Guarini, the priest and architect who designed many of Turin's most noteworthy buildings. Built between 1679 and 1685, his redbrick palace later played an important role in the creation of the modern-day nation. Vittorio Emanuele II of Savoy (1820–78), the first king of a united Italy, was born here, and, after a 19th-century Neoclassical extension, Italy's first parliament met here between 1860 and 1865. The palace now houses the Museo del Risorgimento, a museum honoring the 19th-century movement for Italian unity.

Sight Information

Address:

Via Accademia delle Scienze 5, Turin, Piedmont, 10123, Italy

Map It

Phone:

011-5621147

Sight Details:

  • €10
  • Tues.–Sun. 10–6; ticket sales end 1 hr before closing

Published 11/12/2015

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