The Palazzo Reale, or the Royal Palace of Turin, is located in the Northern Italy city Turin, in the region of Piedmont. It was originally built in the 16th century. It is the historic palace of the House of Savoy, one of the oldest royal families dating back to the year 1000. The House of Savoy led the unification of Italy in 1861 and ruled through World War II. When visiting Italy you’ll find many streets named after the Savoy kings, Victor Emmanuel II, Umberto I, Victor Emmanuel III and Umberto II.