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Piazza San Carlo, Turin

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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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  • This is really the heart of Turin. It's simply beautiful. All the posh shops & restaurants & lovely cafes on the sides. It's very lively on a Saturday.  more »
  • Beautiful buildings surrounding the lovely piazza. The area was very empty due to the social distancing and restrictions in place, but there was still plenty to see, places to have a drink, and a few....  more »
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