Comune

Venaria Reale

Venaria Reale, (Torino)
Venaria Reale (Piemontese: La Venerìa) is a comune (municipality) in the Province of Turin in the Italian region Piedmont, located about 8 kilometres (5 mi) northwest of Turin.Venaria Reale borders the municipalities of Robassomero, Caselle Torinese, Druento, Borgaro Torinese, Turin, Pianezza, and Collegno.A 19th century distinguished citizen of Venaria Reale was Michele Lessona, an illustrious scientist and decorated Senatore del Regno.Main sightsRoyal Palace of Venaria (included in the UNESCO Heritage List in 1997)Historical center, designed by Amedeo di Castellamonte in 1667–90 as a scenic background for the Royal PalaceLa Mandria Regional ParkNotesReferencesA. Scaringella (1999), Venaria Reale, a rediscovered treasure (in English), Torino: Ananke, ISBN 88-7325-045-9 External linksOfficial websiteReggia della Venaria Reale (Royal Palace of Venaria)

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