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. Use our Turin trip itinerary planning website to arrange your visit to Piazza San Carlo and other attractions in Turin.
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  • ... typical Italian, with two churches that stand guard. Note however that the Café San Carlo is a worth: don't forget to check your account.
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  • Walk under the arches is already a real pleasure but admire the perspective will grab you also. Turin is a beautiful city to discover in all seasons. During my previous trip, it was snowing. This time, we went through the place under the morning sun and the harmony of constructions is gratifying.
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  • Is immense. We were there with ici at 2 at night and we admired the splendid palaces and churches that form the backdrop: palazzo reale, palazzo Madama, etc..
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