Experience the heart of Turin in the historic Piazza San Carlo. Anchoring the city's old center, the plaza features 17th-century architecture and serves as a popular spot for shopping and dining. Admire the twin facades of the churches of Santa Cristina and San Carlo. Study the iconic equestrian monument to Emmanuel Philibert that stands in the middle of the plaza. Some of the traditional cafes in the plaza feature original 19th-century furnishings. Use our Turin trip itinerary planning website to arrange your visit to Piazza San Carlo and other attractions in Turin.
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Nel mezzo di via Roma, crea uno spazio in cui potersi sedere ed eventualmente usufruire dei bar sotto i portici molto signorili. Spesso anche palco di molti artisti di strada more »In the middle of Via Roma, create a space in which you can sit and possibly take advantage of the bars under the very stately arcades. Often also stage of many street artists
Un exemple parfait de l’architecture turinoise si particulière. Une place extraordinaire qui vaut le déplacement. Le monument équestre au milieu de la place regarde le Palazzo dell’Academia delle Scie... more »A perfect example of Turin's unique architecture. An extraordinary place worth the trip. The equestrian monument in the middle of the square looks at the Palazzo dell'Academia delle Scienze of the 17th with two beautiful churches on its back to the south. Bef walking around the square is a pure delight.
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