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Church of San Lorenzo, Turin
(4.7/5 based on 900+ reviews on the web)
Built in the Baroque style, Church of San Lorenzo housed the Holy Shroud after its arrival from Chambéry. While the exterior is somewhat plain, the interior is richly decorated with marble columns and statues. Staff members at the church are happy to answer your questions, or you can hire a guide for additional details on the site. Using our online itinerary creator, Turin attractions like Church of San Lorenzo can form part of a personalized travel itinerary.
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  • Next to the Chapel, decorated with beautiful glittering decoration and altar, small room simple. In this replica of the shroud were displayed. Replica of the shroud had exhibits at Duomo also has descriptions of tourists. Give instead of take home brochures.
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  • If you went to see Royal Palace or Palazzo Madama, also a leap inside this church where you can see a bit of Baroque Turin and also a beautiful dome. A moment of relaxation and escapism from the square full of attractions and tourists.
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  • Small church used by the Savoy. Contains a photographic reproduction of the Holy Shroud you will know more thanks to the Guide. May merit a quick visit.
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  • Definitely one of Turin's must see interiors. It's free and stunning, prepare to be blown away!
  • This church does have its own peculiarity, it doesn't have a traditional facade, it was built to be integrated to the square, this peculiarity is pretty unique for this period's churchs.
  • Beautiful church with wonderful frescos. Has a chamber which explains the history of Shroud of Torino
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  • The first church that housed the shroud. A necessary visit to interesting insights of value in works of art and the charm and mystery of architectural and positions of lights.
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