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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  • We visited this square to go to the Cafe San Carlo which dates from the Risorgimento period. The decor is sumptuous. Ask for a bicerin - the drink Turin is famous for - coffee chocolate and cream.  more »
  • Simply put, one of the most beautiful Piazze in Italy. The art and architecture of the buildings are amazing. Rather expensive bar and cafes though.  more »
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