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Piazza San Carlo, Turin

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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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  • Loved the impact of this huge piazza..reminded me of Madrid’s Puerta del Sol or even San Marcos in Venice Clean and arched and storied . Best view from Hermes window.. great cafes and... 
    Loved the impact of this huge piazza..reminded me of Madrid’s Puerta del Sol or even San Marcos in Venice Clean and arched and storied . Best view from Hermes window.. great cafes and...  more »
  • Via Roma ends or begins there. An open arena square with historic edifices, shops, eateries-cafes and 16-17c architecture enveloping al fresco. The equestrian statue in the centre and the... 
    Via Roma ends or begins there. An open arena square with historic edifices, shops, eateries-cafes and 16-17c architecture enveloping al fresco. The equestrian statue in the centre and the...  more »

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