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Residences of the Royal House of Savoy is recognised as a World Heritage Site in Turin and Piedmont in Italy. They were the residences of Emmanuel-Philibert, the Duke of Savoy, and his successors, built following his moving his capital to Turin in 1562. The palaces, castles and villas were the work of leading architects and artist of the time.


Palazzo Reale in Turin
Palazzo Reale in Turin
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The Residences of the Royal House of Savoy comprises five properties in Turin (Palazzo Reale, Palazzo Madama, Palazzo Carignano, Castello del Valentino and Villa della Regina) and ten in Piedmont (Palazzina di Stupinigi, Reggia di Venaria Reale, Castello della Mandria, Castello di Rivoli, Castello di Agliè, Castello di Moncalieri, Castello di Racconigi, Pollenzo Estate, Castello di Govone, and Reggia di Valcasotto)

Residences of the Royal House of Savoy was inscribed as a World Heritage Site during the 21st session of the World Heritage Committee which was held in Naples, Italy, on 1 - 6 December, 1997.

World Heritage Site Inscription Details

Location: N 45 4 21.108 E 7 41 8.592
Inscription Year: 1997
Type of Site: Cultural
Inscription Criteria: I, II, IV, V
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