Piazza San Carlo, Turin

4.8
#3 of 550 in Things to do in Turin
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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  • One of the nicest piazzas we've visited - it's large, lt's lively, it's photogenic - there are people strolling leisurely, or walking purposefully, there are cyclists making deliveries, baskers...  more »
  • Square surrounded by monumental buildings with huge place to walk and run for kids. Few cafeterias and restaurants around give a chance for rest. In the middle huge monument. For sure very nice place....  more »
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