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Castello di Rivoli Museum of Contemporary Art

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Address: Piazza Mafalda di Savoia, 10098 Rivoli, Italy
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Not being a fan of modern art I was not looking forward to this, but have to say the location made the visit. It is an amazing building in a beautiful place, and we enjoyed... read more

4 of 5 bubblesReviewed 5 June 2016
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Italy
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 6 days ago NEW

If you are visiting Turin and are a lover of contemporary art, do take the time to visit the Museum of Contemporary Art, located in the picturesque town of Rivoli, about 10 kilometres away. This palace (don't expect a castle with turrets) once belonged to the Savoy royal family but now houses a prestigious collection of contemporary works and installations... More 

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Zagreb, Croatia
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 43 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 18 August 2016

Interesting castle with beautiful view on Turin. Castle is well preserved but not so special as Stupinigi or Venaria Reale. Museum isn't so special it could be better, but if you have 2 hours to spend visit because you will get a picture of the Savoy family power. Ticket is 6.5€ for Castle and Museum.

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Bristol, United Kingdom
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 32 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 6 August 2016

A superb contemporary art gallery in all respects. The modern conversion of the old baroque palazzo (not actually a castle) is fantastic. The renovated old buildings are almost surreal, and the hill top location gives a splendid view back to Turin. And then there is the top quality international art. They have a work by Richard Long. He is from... More 

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York, United Kingdom
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 5 June 2016

Not being a fan of modern art I was not looking forward to this, but have to say the location made the visit. It is an amazing building in a beautiful place, and we enjoyed wandering around the area. The art is good but there's not as much of it as we were expecting, and I thought it was a... More 

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Woodbridge, United Kingdom
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 35 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 June 2016

This group of buildings have been brilliantly converted into an art gallery on several floors with the Manica Lunga, a long gallery for special exhibitions. The spaces have been renovated with style and imagination to display a large collection of modern and conceptual art. Very worth the journey.

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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 10 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 May 2016

Herrenchiemsee meets the Neues Museum! - this wonderful architectural intervention has restored a ruin in a way that's exciting and useful, providing large spaces for all those bits of pretentious rubbish that no-one needs.

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Ireland
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 23 March 2016

Charming streets lead uphill to the Castello. It is a fine structure made all the more interesting by the myriads of exposed brickwork. It provides a marvellous backdrop for the contemporary artworks. The state of Castello restoration has the effect of ornate walls and ceilings, partial and more complete against which the modern pieces are displayed. It is very effective.... More 

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Wroclaw, Poland
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 15 March 2016

Close to Turin, interesting building and some exhibitions that are worth seeing. Defenetly for art lovers - some of the works are strange.

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Utrecht Province, The Netherlands
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 15 August 2015 via mobile

What a surprise! In a beautifully restored palace you will find a wonderful collection of contemporary art. The buildings are not immaculately restored, but that makes them even more appealing, it just feels right!

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Tel Aviv, Israel
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3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 28 June 2015

we reached rivoli with the torino tour bus, which travels through the different royal palaces. the museum is within an unfinished castle with modern extensions. the location, on top of a mountain, with lovely views extending as far as the alps, is fantastic and indeed we spent most of the visit there on the outside. as to the content of... More 

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