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Address: Turin, Italy
Phone Number: 011-813-8511
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Description: Piazza San Carlo was designed by Carlo di Castellamonte in 1642 and...
Piazza San Carlo was designed by Carlo di Castellamonte in 1642 and completed in 1650. In the middle of the piazza you’ll find the equestrian statue of Emanuele Filiberto (known to all as “El Caval èd brons”), sculpted by Carlo Marocchetti in 1838. The porticoed buildings surrounding the piazza give space to numerous bars, cafes, and restaurants.
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beautiful square

A breathtaking, large but quiet Italian piazza. It was really relaxing to drink coffee there. In the square there are fountains with drinking water too.

5 of 5 starsReviewed July 30, 2015
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Bribir, Primorsko-goranska

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 30, 2015 NEW

A breathtaking, large but quiet Italian piazza. It was really relaxing to drink coffee there. In the square there are fountains with drinking water too.

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 25, 2015

Torino is an elegant city and la Piazza San Carlo non less. The arcades around the place are heaven sent, when summer temperatures are soaring to over 30 degrees celsius. Don't miss the delicious pastry shop and cafe bar "Stratta". And next to it you find the fabulous shop of "San Carolo dal 1973", which sells designer fashion and the... More 

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 14, 2015

What sets apart this square are the two different style churches on one side of it. It is very very large and filled with lots of cafes around the edges. You will walk through it at some point on your visit to Turin. Enjoy it.

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Kentisbeare, United Kingdom
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 9 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 13, 2015

I've never been to Turin before and it didn't look that amazing when I looked at what was there on line. How wrong I was . The centre buzzed with vibrant lively parole. The piazza San Carlo is in the right place to catch the best of Turin life. There are cafes to sit in our just sit send the... More 

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Turin, Italy
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 13, 2015

Definitely one of the most beautiful squares in Turin, located in the middle of Via Roma. Good for shopping, you can find the shops of very good brands around and also to have a coffee especially in the summer time... The cafes are more expensive than the average... The square is the venue for the music festivals in the city.... More 

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London, United Kingdom
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 38 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 12, 2015

Huge open space, very photogenic. Cafe's border the square along with some chic shops. Very relaxed feel with the locals enjoying sipping a coffee or something a little stronger and couples enjoying a little romance together. I found the marvellous Caffe Torino and will return again.

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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 8 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 7, 2015

... I am writing this review in English because I would like to address it, as an Italian who lives abroad, to the millions of people out there who don't speak or read Italian... Piazza S.Carlo is a piece of beauty, which should not be missed, by any visitor.. It should be seen in the morning or at sunset when... More 

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Auckland, New Zealand
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed July 2, 2015

a nice piazza, but dominated by huge stage getting ready for big music festival 4 days hence; a church on the edge had barricades around it too. also big screens were erected to display the Pope's mass, so the piazza was packed. a good row of restaurants around the edge - it would be good if not dominated by these... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 30, 2015

beautiful experience ideal for short romantic time for any age couples might fell love in. and wines selection plenty of choices what u want and beers too available. it was 2009. and don't forget also shopping near by.

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Turin, Italy
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 14, 2015

This is a lovely piazza to walk through, or sit and listen to an accordion player and enjoy a break in the sun, but is very expensive for eating, and even a coffee.

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Address: Turin, Italy
Phone Number: 011-813-8511
Location: Europe  >  Italy  >  Piedmont  >  Province of Turin  >  Turin>  > Centro

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