Rivalta di Torino Castle

Rivalta di Torino, Italy

Rivalta di Torino is home to a medieval castle, around which the town originated starting from the 11th century. The castle was destroyed in 1229 and rebuilt after that. The castle and the village were owned by the Orsini local branch until 1823. The castle has a massive appearance and was once accessed through a drawbridge, now replaced by a stone one.


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Founded: 12th century
Category: Castles and fortifications in Italy


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Antonio D'Imperio (9 months ago)
Relaxing place in its own small way. Nicely remodeled in courtyard spaces. The chapel with 13th century frescoes on the ground floor of the tower is truly excellent.
Paolo (11 months ago)
Well restored and well maintained castle, not large but welcoming park inside, used for many public events... A place to be preserved....
Nazzario (13 months ago)
Beautiful castle dating back to the year 1000 which houses the Silvio Grimaldi library, restored and a fantastic place to study surrounded by history but without giving up comfort (PC sockets and connection). The park surrounded by walls surrounding the castle is equally worthy of a visit and is a place for cultural events and meeting places. A cycle of frescoes of notable historical-artistic value has just been restored on the ground floor of the Torrione.
alex bitron (13 months ago)
Guided tour on the occasion of the spring fair, really excellent realization in collaboration with high school students and theater body. A praise to the councilor of culture Nicoletta Cerrato.
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