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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 square is located in the heart of the city, very wide, no central structure means that you feel for a moment the absence of oppression of the walls in the city, full of bars and small clubs
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  • Very elegant Piazza San Carlo in Turin. It was raining when I've been there, but that doesn't mean it has lost its charm. A huge square filled with designer shops at a high level. I took a coffee at the famous Martini Bar and entered in the beautiful church of s. Cristina, adjacent to St. Charles's twin, small, but very hot in its rich Baroque. It's a really chic lounge and hope to return in the future to admire it with the Sun.
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  • Neglecting historical symbols that this square and the entire city of Turin offer, we pause on architecture that-in a balanced drawing lines, arcs and sculptures-gives the whole an impressive finish to chop. The dusk that saw us stand, made even more fascinating: is definitely one of the nicest lounges in Italy.
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