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Discover Racconigi, city of silk

On Sunday 1st March the visit dedicated to the industrial history of Racconigi. Still few people know that the city was one of the most important and appreciated centres of silk yarn production from the 15th to the 20th century.

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From small artisanal production it passed at the end of the seventeenth century to large-scale production and the evolution of this production created significant changes in the city.

A walk in the historic centre of Racconigi combined with a visit to the Garden of the Silk Civilization Museum allows you to understand how news, emergencies and social problems were tackled, but also because today the village has a rich and important eighteenth-century artistic and architectural season.



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Full € 6.00; Free for children under 12 years – Museum pass: € 5.0

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