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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Ezio Aldo Borio (8 months ago)
Visited on the occasion of the Spring Festival, he hosted a beautiful bonsai exhibition in his garden, and boys in period costumes did a beautiful choreography. He completed it all, an interesting painting exhibition.
Evelina Scali (8 months ago)
Fantastic venue !! Right opportunity for an exhibition !! And then this 100-year-old tree is magnificent !!!!
Roberto Moretto (9 months ago)
Castle of medieval origins whose walls is still today in good condition. The beautiful garden is equipped with tall trees. At the bottom of it stands a tower still in excellent condition. The municipal library is currently hosted in the interior spaces "Silvio Grimaldi".
Andrea De Nicolo (3 years ago)
A nice surprise, a medieval castle out of the spotlight of mass tourism, a real gem. Expertly restored, it now houses a modern library with an auditorium. Reading a book or leafing through a magazine in these wonderful frescoed rooms with decorated coffered ceilings is an experience I recommend. There is also a beautiful park with a book crossing house and numerous old trees.
davide valenti (4 years ago)
Fairy tale atmosphere
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