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Royal Villa of Monza

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The Royal Villa (Italian: Villa Reale) is a historical building in Monza, Northern Italy. It lies on the banks of the Lambro river, surrounded by the large Monza Park, one of the largest enclosed parks in Europe.

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Royal Villa of Monza
Villa Reale
General information
Architectural styleNeoclassical
AddressViale Brianza, 2
Town or cityMonza
Year(s) built1777-1780
Design and construction
Architect(s)Giuseppe Piermarini
Main contractorMaria Theresa of Austria
Renovating team
Architect(s)Luigi Canonica

Orangery of the villa

The Royal Villa, which is also called the Palace of Monza, is neoclassical palace built by the Habsburgs as a private residence during the Austrian domination of the 18th century.

It became the residence of the viceroy with the Napoleonic Kingdom of Italy but it lost this function progressively during the Kingdom of Italy of the House of Savoy, the last royals to use it. Nowadays, it hosts exhibitions, and a wing hosts also the Artistic High School of Monza.

Monza Park