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City guide

Discover the beauty of Torino through its own remarkable historical monuments and places

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1. Piazza San Carlo

The so-called “salotto bene” of Turin. A genuine agorà full of life throughout the year where you can take a stroll or take refreshments comfortably seated in one of its well known cafes.

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2. Piazza Castello

The historic heart of the city, the location of the Royal Palace (Palazzo Reale) and the Palazzo Madama. This square is a "must" to visit for every tourist wishing to fully discover this fascinating city.

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3. Palazzo Reale

The historic (and the most important) residence of the Savoy dynasty. A symbol of beauty and art with few comparisons in Italy and the world.

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4. Savoy Gallery

One of the most important Italian picture galleries. Among the many works on the display are also some of the famous works of art from the Italian Renaissance and the Flemish School.

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5. Palazzo Madama

Proclaimed by UNESCO as a World Heritage Site, the Palazzo Madama hosts the Museo Civico d'Arte Antica (Museum of Anitique Art) and has on display some of the most famous works of art from the Gothic, renaissance and Baroque periods.

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6. Egyptian Museum

The most important Egyptian Museum in the world after the one in Cairo. It hosts over 8,000 objects including sarcophaguses, statues, mummies, papyruses, amulets and jewels which will take your breath away.

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7. The Duomo

From the period of the Lombards, the Duomo is host to the Sacred Shroud, the most important relic of Christian religion which is admired year after year by millions of the faithful coming from all over the world.

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8. Mole Antonelliana

The symbolic monument of the City of Turin. This is a very important historic and artistic building which is 167.5 metres high and offers the most spectacular panorama over the city and adjacent Alps.

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9. National Cinema Museum

Housed in the Mole Antonelliana, this museum hosts some of the most important mementos of the history of Italian and international cinema as well as the Turin Film Festival.

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10. Palazzo Carignano

Especially loved by connoisseurs of Baroque art, the Palazzo Carignano is bursting with historic relevance. In fact, it was here that the First King of Italy, Vittorio Emanuele II, was proclaimed.

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Where we are

The Albergo San Carlo is located in the centre of Turin. Thanks to its particular situation, all the main sights of the city can be reached easily either on foot or by public transport.

The Egyptian Museum and the Galleria Sabauda (Savoy Gallery) are only 100 metres away from the hotel and Piazza Castello with the Palazzo Reale, the Duomo and Palazzo Madama are just 400 metres away with the Mole Antonelliana and the National Museum of Cinema being just a little further away.

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Don't miss events that are at the center of the city

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    Contacts Albergo San Carlo Torino
    P.zza S. Carlo 197 - 10123 Torino
    Tel: 011 5627846