Medieval Village recreation, Valentine Park: Overall view of the village and castle



The Parco del Valentino is a popular public park of Turin, located along the banks of the Po River. On the occasion of the Italian General Exposition (Esposizione Nazionale) of 1884, a so-called medieval village (borgo medievale) was built, which was a reconstruction in the architectural styles of the Piedmont and Val d'Aosta of the Middle Ages, complete with a castle. The site is still an open-air museum with historical reenactments of feudal village life and crafts of the fifteenth century.


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Alternate Title
  • Borgo Medievale, Parco del Valentino, Torino

  • G. Massiot & cie

  • Villages

  • Castles

  • Architecture

  • Rivers

Date Created
  • 1910-01-01

Date Digitized
  • 2007-01-01

Cultural Context
  • Nineteenth century

Place of Creation
  • Turin

  • +45.048944+7.685237

  • Turin, Piedmont, Italy

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Temporal Coverage
  • before or circa 1910

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