|Commissioned by Emanuele Filiberto di Savoia Carignano, this palace is an outstanding example of secular Baroque architecture. The undulating facade, the unique wavy brickwork, the preference for the oval, seen in the central tower, which houses on the piano nobile a large elliptical hall, and the unusual moldings are characteristic of the innovations of Baroque architects.|
The central bay and entrance
Details of the central bayThe cartouche in the center of the facade reads Vittorio Emanuele II. Both he and Carlo Alberto were born here.
Left: niche with decorative molding in central bay; center: side wing
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