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Top 10 places in Turin
Our app features the history of 64 monuments and great sites including places to discover Turin. Here is a selection of the top 10 monuments of the city, with an extract of the texts available in the application and written by our teams of specialists. For full content, download our Android and iPhone Guide and start creating your travel journal for your stay at Turin
The second "Madama" said undertake important work to completely remove the medieval palace: removal of the old drawbridge, for example. She appealed to Carlo and Amedeo di Castellamonte, and the painter Guglielmo Caccia. Filippo Juvarra threw a magnificent Baroque palace in white marble,... Read more
The inside of the breakwater had been consolidated by huge concrete arches that misrepresented his appearance and gave him an unattractive appearance. So we closed the 2000 to 1996 Block to remove these arcs and strengthen otherwise. Then there settled the National Museum of Cinema. This is one of... Read more
Emanuele Filiberto di Savoia I moved his capital from Chambéry to Turin in 1563. He lived for a time in the Palazzo Madama, but as the bishop of the city was housed in the neighboring palace, more sumptuous, the Duke who could endure this injustice drove the bishop to relocate in a building more... Read more
In 1759, a passionate Egyptologist, Vitaliano Donati went to Egypt to excavate. Then the Piedmontese Bernardino Drovetti, consul of France in Egypt, reaped 8,000 objects during his stay. In 1824, King Carlo Felice bought his entire collection and, adding the Donati and collection of objects... Read more
The museum was founded in 1832 by Carlo Alberto, with works collected for more than 3 centuries by the Savoia family, who were first exhibited in the Palazzo Madama. When the palace became the seat of the senators, they transferred the museum in the building of the Academy of Sciences, where was... Read more
The castle now houses the architecture branch of the Turin Polytechnic. Originally, the Duke Emanuele Filiberto bought the castle on the advice of the architect Andrea Palladio. But its present appearance dates back to Marie Christine de Bourbon (1606 -1663), daughter of Henri IV and wife of... Read more
This large square of 168 m of 76 was born the project of Carlo di Castellamonte in the seventeenth century and was enriched in the following century by Benedetto Alfieri. At its center stands the beautiful equestrian monument to Emanuele Filiberto I, conducted in 1838 by Carlo Marochetti.... Read more
It is the city which commissioned the church to mark the departure of the troops of Napoleon and the return of Vittorio Emanuele I in 1814. The architect Ferdinando Bonsignore made in plans, clearly taking the Pantheon model. For statues, we appealed to the famous sculptors Bertel Thorvaldsen and... Read more
This museum founded in 1878 is hosted since 1838 by Palazzo Carignano; this is the most important museum of the Italian Risorgimento. It tells the story of Italy from the headquarters in Turin (1706), until the birth of the Italian Republic (1946), with highlight to the struggle for unification and... Read more
This little place is the center of the ancient Roman Forum, contains the Palazzo Cívico, seat of the city administration. The Forum, which continued until up to the small Piazza Corpus Domini, was that of Julia Augusta Taurinorum. He was at the intersection of the Cardo Maximus (via Porta Palatina)... Read more
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