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Starting today 5 July 'Giardino del Castello' Palazzo Madama in Turin will be visit. A project, achieved thanks to the significant contribution 1 million 100 thousand of the CRT Foundation in most of the 'big project' Historical Gardens and Parks', born by the desire to exploit the great potential 'of an area to which, the reopening of Palazzo Madama, had not yet been allocated a specific connotation. For the occasionwere also reconstructed traditional furniture of piggery, the falcon and the pen of chickens (but the animals are wooden shapes).
The first news of the garden Castle date back to Turin 1402, with documents that record the costs for enlarging the building during the reign of Louis Prince of Achaea (1402-1418), who devote much space to opera Viridario (Green décor).
The sources mentioning the garden are the counts of the Vicar of Turin and Claverie, Claverie records where the City '- which in medieval times was running the city' on behalf of the princes of Achaia, then the Dukes of Savoy - noted the costs gradually to maintain the castle and fortifications of the city. Accounts examined, stored at the State Archives of Turin (Combine Sections), cover a time span from 1402 the 1516.
Hours: Tuesday-Saturday 10-18, Sunday 10-20, closed Monday.
The ticket office closes one hour before
inputs: Full € 7.50, reduced € 6.00, Free children under 18 years
Single ticket valid all day for the Garden, Museum's permanent collections and temporary exhibitions