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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. Put Piazza San Carlo on your schedule, and learn what else deserves a visit by using our Turin vacation generator.
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  • The true sitting room of Turin. Elegant and beautiful! You cannot miss the beautiful historical cafes
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  • Square in the middle of the city, a symbol of the baroque of central planning by famous architects such as Amedeo di Castellamonte and wanting to Cristina of Bourbon, is the living room of Turin
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  • And a very large square around the many shops of famous brands you can stop even for coffee because there are also bars
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