Chiesa di Santa Teresa, Turin

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The Church of Saint Teresa of Ávila (Italian: Chiesa di Santa Teresa d'Avila) is a Baroque-style church located on Via Santa Teresa, near Piazza San Carlo in Turin, Italy.
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  • Moving beyond the imposing facade, the interior is gloriously Baroque. It was interesting to learn that a then nearby Roman Porta was the source of a lot of the stone for the edifice. Standing at...  more »
  • During our forays through downtown Turin we also passed the Chiesa di Santa Teresa and looked at it from the inside. Admission is free, open daily from...
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  • Among the best examples of Savoy Baroque architecture in Turin. It houses valuable works of seventeenth-century Piedmont school and an eighteenth-century altar of Juvarra. Architectural evidence of a period of urban transformation in Turin from the capital to the capital of the Savoy kingdom. It guards the mortal remains of royal madam Cristina.
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  • Located in the historic center of Turin, near Piazza San Carlo and via Pietro Micca, in the homonymous Street, the church of Santa Teresa was dedicated to the great saint of Avila by his Carmelite brethren in 1600. His own architects were religious Carmelites, who were inspired by the twin churches, not too far away, of Santa Cristina and San Carlo.
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