This is one of Turin's main squares and holds reminders of the city's long and continuing history, from a Roman gate ... More
This is one of Turin's main squares and holds reminders of the city's long and continuing history, from a Roman gate to a modern skyscraper. It is almost entirely surrounded by historic and interesting buildings including the Palazzo Madama, Royal Palace, Regio Theatre, Galleria Subalpina, Church of San Lorenzo, Royal Library which contains works by da Vinci, and the State Archives in Piazzetta Mollino. You can take a break under the porticos to go shopping or to relax in one of the many cafes. Come winter, there is an open-air ice rink and in the summer, colorful flowerbeds.
in a single place you can find:
ancient roman antiquities: the old eastern gate of roman city
a medieval castle that included the roman gate
a fantastic baroque facade.
a set of UNESCO world heritage buildings.
when on display, one of the most famous masterpieces of humanity: the Leonardo Da Vinci's self portrait
shopping is everywhere around (via Roma and via Po); you don't need it HERE
This square is found between the end of Via Garibaldi and the beginning of Corso Francia. When walking from Via
Garibaldi, you arrive into an ordered square surrounded by 19th century buildings. The flower beds in the middle surround ...
You will find this treasure near the entrance to the Galleria dell'Industria Subalpina under the arches of Piazza Castello. An
old confectionery, it was opened in 1873 by partners Milano and Baratti who soon gained the title of 'suppliers ...
La Mole Antonelliana is one of the highest works of masonry in Europe standing at 167.5 meters (550 feet). It
was planned by Alessandro Antonelli as a synagogue in the second half of the 19th century. The square based ...
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