Tovrea Castle, Phoenix

Tovrea Castle is a historic structure and landmark visible to drivers on Arizona State Route 202.

Tovrea Castle is a historic structure and landmark visible to drivers on Arizona State Route 202. Originally conceived in 1928 as a centerpiece for a resort, it was later used a private residence by the Tovrea family, who owned the Phoenix Stockyards which once were adjacent to the property. The rococo style building is a Phoenix Point of Pride, constructed in a unique three-tier fashion which has resemblance to a traditional multilayered wedding cake. It is beautifully lit in the evenings. The surrounding estate has over 5000 individual cacti in over 100 different varieties.
















About Tovrea Castle

 5025 East Van Buren Street, Phoenix, AZ, United States

 +1 602-256-3221


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