Valentino Park, Torino, Italy
Parco del Valentino is a popular public park in Turin, Italy. It is located along the west bank of the Po river. It covers an area of 500,000m², which makes it Turin’s second largest park. Parco del Valentino, known as “il Valentino” for the citizens of Torino, is the oldest and most famous public park in the city. Covering 421,000 square metres,it takes its place alongside the Mole Antonelliana as one of the great icons of the city. Set in a splendid position, the park contains the Castello del Valentino, a royal residence of the House of Savoy and a UNESCO World Heritage site. Even before its completion in 1856, the park hosted large national and international exhibitions. Splendid architectural and urban design, the wonderful natural environment.
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