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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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  • Very impressive architecture, lovely and clean as well maintained. Sometimes there is entertainment on as well 
  • Is the square which I regard as Turin's living room, with its cafes. The symbol of the atmosphere of city life!
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  • beautiful square, especially in the evening. beautiful choice of street lights, beautiful premises under the arcades. great impact of Turin
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