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Piazza San Carlo, Turin

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Must see · Landmark · Tourist Spot
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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  • Via Roma ends or begins there. An open arena square with historic edifices, shops, eateries-cafes and 16-17c architecture enveloping al fresco. The equestrian statue in the centre and the...  more »
  • This is another central square in Turin on the famous Via Roma, big enough to avoid being crowded even if many people are there. An equestrian statue of the Duke of Savoy, Emmanuel Philibert, is...  more »

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