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La Venaria Reale, Venaria Reale

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Explore La Venaria Reale, a 17th-century palace built for Charles Emmanuel II as a base for his hunting expeditions. History had taken its toll here; the structure only opened to the public in 2007 after one of the European Union's largest cultural restoration projects. Wander through the palace's permanent exhibit, Theater of History and Magnificence, which takes you through some of the most impressive rooms. Begin in the 17th-century Hall of Diana, continue through to the Great Gallery, and then move on to the Church of St. Hubert. The accompanying soundtrack by Brian Eno and the multimedia installations on court life make this an informative and atmospheric walk. Stretch your legs in the palace's 50 hectares (123.5 acres) of gardens. You'll find cafes, restaurants and a bookshop on site. Take a look at our Venaria Reale itinerary builder to schedule your visit to La Venaria Reale and learn about what else to see and do during your holiday.
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  • How not to enjoy a stop in this luxury and wealth, this Palace surrounded by huge gardens, unfortunately the season gave us the opportunity to see them in their glory, but the building itself is very impressive and picturesque path ... pity that most of the furniture does not belong to the Palace because stolen but is definitely worth a visit for its Majesty.
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  • Visit in spring or summer should be a sinking heart. Gorgeous grounds and come back in January, lose a little. The interiors were brought to new life. A bit bare tried to replicate some of the rooms at best and they succeeded. Has undergone in the past a real pillage and destruction. I find it breathtaking the huge and long nave with twisted columns at the base and large Windows on the sides. By staying hours with upturned nose. Inside the stables there are some carriages and a wonder at the entrance made in Venice. A stupendous Bucintoro. Come and they really deserve it. You can park your car right outside the entrance of the parking lot which is not expensive if I remember correctly I spent € 2.50 for the duration of the visit.
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  • It's at Versailles, but with the landscape of the Alps ...;) ... Spectacular Royal Palace, outstanding gardens, is really a piece of our history to discover and love (incomparable light and elegance of the great Hall). Dedicated to those who want to go hunting (was or not dedicated to this???) of emotion and beauty. In addition the exhibitions (in our case we have seen is the one dedicated to the Romanov treasures that the one dedicated to Brueghel), always equally spectacular and important. We recommend for this ticket allows entry to all spaces and events: it's a little pricey but allows you to explore the Palace several times over several days.
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  • Wonderful! It was such an amazing and lovely experience. I enjoyed the half of the exhibits, it was a perfect timing when we reached the garden with the arrival of the dusk, after that there was nothing much interesting anymore (at least for me) though there were still a lot to see. All in all I enjoyed it and I would totally come back. It's enormous, there's so much to see!
  • Very pretty. Great place to pass a lovely day with the person that you love.
  • Often interesting exhibits and great concerts took place inside this beautiful former royal residence.
  • Not to miss royal palace nearby Torino. It is a small Versailles!!!! Great garden, great palace!!!! There are also always 2 exibition, art photography fashion jewellery. ... You can spend here an entire day! You will be satisfied for sure!
  • An amazing ancient architectural marvel. It has amazing gardens and the place is mesmerizing. From the city you can take bus°11 or take a train from Dora GTT to reach here.