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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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  • Definitely one of the most beautiful square of Turin. Deserves to be seen because from this square is where the most important streets of the city.
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  • The square is spectacular! You can taste the excellent coffee sitting at one of the outdoor terrace! The buildings and architecture are absolutely fabulous! Then the cars cannot circulate you live much better!!
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  • Is the historic square that I love, beautiful, with its historical places, important, where you can enjoy a good cup of coffee, an aperitif or a delicious dish, totally relaxed
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