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Ivrea's castle

Address:
Piazza Castello
Ivrea, Piemonte 10015, IT
tel. 0125 44415 o 0125 251554

Category: Villa&Castle

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ITALY

http://servizi.comune.ivrea.to.it
The Castle of Ivrea is situated in the heart of the historical center, in the high part of the city, neighbor to the cathedral and the episcopal palace. The imposing trecentesca structure of the Castle of Ivrea, therefore as it is introduced to the outside, filler our mind to the centuries in which the building it had a role before centers them in the life of the city like fortification against the enemies of the Savoia and like residence of court later on. Its inner structure, instead has been object of rimaneggiamenti and modifications that have cancelled radically the traces of its past; the changes have been necessary in order to adapt the building to the various requirements that gradually the historical events demanded. The castle has a plant to trapeze shape rectangle with four cylindrical towers situated to every angle.From 1 May to 15 October, the visits guided to the Castle, cure of the volunteers of the Association Castle of Ivrea, can be carried out in the days of hour following saturdays and Sunday to: saturday opened on reservation for groups Sunday opened from the 10,00 to the 12,00 and the 15,00 to the 18,30 visits in other days (for scolaresche or groups of tourists)



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