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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Ci sono poche piazze così affascinanti in Italia. Semplice nella sua struttura ma molto elegante, con quel senso di tranquillità e maestosità al tempo stesso. La definizione di "salotto di Torino" cal... more »There are few squares so fascinating in Italy. Simple in its structure but very elegant, with that sense of tranquility and majesty at the same time. The definition of "living room of Turin" really fits perfectly. A must-see for those who visit Turin, but also for those who live there.
Forse si. Con le due bellissime statue all'ingresso, i portici all'interno, la statua di bronzo nel centro, i caffè storici sotto i portici. Un capolavoro. more »Maybe it is. With the two beautiful statues at the entrance, the porches inside, the bronze statue in the center, the historic cafes under the arcades. A masterpiece.
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