Palavela, formerly known as Palazzo delle Mostre and Palazzo a Vela is an arena in Turin, Italy, on the bank of the River Po. It was designed by engineer Franco Levi and architects Annibale and Giorgio Rigotti. The arena is 130 metres in diameter. Originally built for the Italia '61 Exposition, Palavela was renovated for the figure skating and short track speed skating events at the 2006 Winter Olympics. It also hosted some events of the XXIII Winter Universiade in 2007. In 2008 the Palavela hosted the 24th European Rhythmic Gymnastics.
Latitude: 45° 01' 14.40" N
Longitude: 7° 40' 5.39" E
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