Ruffini Park is one of the natural open spaces in the city. It is bounded by the Corsi Trapani, Lione, Brunelleschi and ... More
Ruffini Park is one of the natural open spaces in the city. It is bounded by the Corsi Trapani, Lione, Brunelleschi and D'Albertis. Here you can hire bikes and there are also gymnastic routes to follow which make it a favourite place with athletic types. There are wide avenues and a football pitch where the youth teams of Turin and Juventus play each weekend. Surrounding the pitch is an athletics track where the International Meeting of Light Athletics is held each year attracting better quality competitors each time. Ruffini Park is also home to the Palazzetto dello Sport where volleyball, five-a-side football and basketball teams can play; it also holds concerts of Italian pop music. Festivals are also held at regular intervals outside the Palazzetto.
This church was consecrated in 1654, but only became a parish in 1834. It was restored in 1853 and 1888
and was completely modernized in 1901 by Carlo Ceppi. He modified the facade and a dome and belltower were ...
The rich vegetation of this green space in the heart of the city once framed the neoclassical villa built there
by the Marquis Di Negro, designed by C. Barabino. This villa was renowned for the international artistic coterie of ...
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 ...