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Turin - Italy
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Turin is a very elegant, classic and austere but very lively and modern! In Turin you can visit many museums and palaces, as well as some of the largest and most important centers of Europe. You can enjoy an aperitif in stopping one of the historic cafes of the historic center of Turin.
The Mole is one of the most famous monuments of Turin, as well as the tallest masonry structure present in Italy. The Mole takes its name from the architect who built it, Alessandro Antonelli. You can get a lift from the windows transparent for a beautiful panoramic view over the city. The Mole is now the National Museum of Cinema.
Royal Palace Sabaudi
The Royal Palace of Turin, which is the whole set of "Savoy residences", is located in Castle Square in the city center. The Royal Palace symbolizes the power of the Savoy dynasty, declared World Heritage by UNESCO, has inside magnificent objects of the Baroque and Rococo. The Royal Palace also has a large outdoor garden.
Piazza Castello, where the Royal Palace, the Savoy Residences and Palazzo Madama, which houses the Museo Civico d'Arte Antica.
The Egyptian Museum is the largest and most important of Italy. In the Egyptian Museum you can admire sarcophagi, mummies, statues of kings and queens, stems and funerary objects that belonged to Egyptian pharaohs. The Egyptian Museum of Turin is, like that of Cairo, dedicated solely to the Egyptian world.
The Palazzo Madama in Turin hosts the Civic Museum of Ancient Art. In Roman Senate was the entrance to the city on decumannus, now via Garibaldi. In the Middle Ages, the Senate became a strong defense and then the castle. Palazzo Madama in the seventeenth century became the residence of Maria Cristina of France. In 1799, under French rule, the Senate General Joubert had become the seat of government. Become a Civic Museum of Ancient Art in 1934.
Piazza San Carlo
Piazza San Carlo is the most beautiful square of Turin, in the past the parade ground and the market, it retains its Renaissance appearance designed by King Charles of Castellamonte. At the center of Piazza San Carlo is the statue of Emanuele Filiberto, dated 1838. On the sides of the Piazza San Carlo are the facades of the churches of Santa Cristina and San Carlo; overlook many buildings, including the Palazzo Solaro del Borgo home of the Philharmonic. You can take a coffee break at San Carlo, Turin, coffee and pastries Brothers Stratta.
The Cathedral of St. John the Baptist is located in the square of Turin, and dates from the Lombard period, you will find the chapel in the cathedral which hosted from 1694 to 1997 the Holy Shroud, saved from a fire.
Vittorio Veneto Square
Piazza Vittorio Veneto, the heart of fashionable and Torino Night, and is located in the center, called by the Turin "Piazza Vittorio". And 'situated at the end of Via Po, and is a good 360 meters long so that Piazza Vittorio Veneto is the largest among those of Europe entirely arcades. In this square you will find many rooms full of young people.
The Micca Museum was founded in honor of Pietro Micca, a miner who died in 1706 triggered an explosion due to so willfully to obstruct the arrival of the French in the citadel of Turin.
Gran Madre di Dio
The Great Mother of God, or the Great Mother of God Church, located on the banks of the Po, and is separated from Piazza Vittorio Veneto from the bridge over the River Po "Great Mother" is one of the most important churches of Turin, both for history, both for the view that overlooks the area of ??the Po Grand Mother has a structure that is very much inspired by the Pantheon in Rome.
Augusta Taurinorum Roman Theatre
The Roman Theatre Taurinorum Augusta was discovered in the twentieth century in the area of ??Port Principalis, and represent the most important remains of Roman Turin's Egyptian Museum. The evidence of the existence of this theater dates back to 1500, Torino is remembered not for what concerns the Roman era, because it was considered provincial town.