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Basilica di Superga

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Address: Strada della Basilica di Superga 73, Turin, Italy
Phone Number: 011-8997456
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Take the trenino to visit the basilica and get fantastic views of the city with the Alps in the background

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London, United Kingdom
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8 reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed yesterday NEW

Take the trenino to visit the basilica and get fantastic views of the city with the Alps in the background

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Turin, Italy
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3 reviews
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

The basilica of Superga is very big and beautiful. You can learn a lot of history. If you are hungry there is a little restaurant and also a bar. If you want to visit it you must take the track at Sassi

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Venice
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62 reviews
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

We went by the Superga train on a very cold but clear day. From the centre the station of Sassi is easy to reach by tram 15 from Piazza Castello. We had a spectacular view from the top of the duomo. The only point was that we had to take a taxi because the next train back was 2,5 hours... More 

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Piedmont, Italy
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

lovely trip un the small train to the top with nice views. the basillico is interesting , the ex kings of turin buried here , basillico was constructed by juvarra for the savoi family , in 1936 the entire toro football team crashed into the mountain there is a ..monument behind the basillico . on a clear day there are... More 

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Amsterdam, The Netherlands
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 33 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed January 3, 2016

a nice basilica but the real thing is of course the magnificant view in 360 degrees when the weather is nice ; the old cable car ride is a must do.........

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Lahti, Finland
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed December 27, 2015

The most pleasant part of the visit was the trip by the "train" up the slope. The train itself was like a visit to a museum. The higher up we got the better the scenery became under the clear blue December sky. The basilica on top of the hill was like churches here usually are and in my mind not... More 

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Sydney, Australia
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed December 19, 2015 via mobile

It took about an hour to get up there and apart from the amazing views of the town and the church there wasn't much around. Parts of the church weren't open either but with no explantation. The 'visitor centre' looked as if it were abandoned in the 90s. Wouldn't suggest going unless you wanted to see Turin from above.

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Targu Neamt, Romania
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 15, 2015

The Basilica of Superga, also known as real basilica of Superga [1], located on the hill east of Turin. It was built by King Vittorio Amedeo II to thank the Virgin Mary, after defeating the French who besieged Turin in 1706 [2]. The project is of Messina, Filippo Juvarra and dates back to 1715. The chapel, located at the top... More 

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Milan, Italy
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed December 11, 2015

It is located in the north east part outside of Turin. Public transport or car is required. Parking is free, but entrance is 6 EUR. Nice panoramic view and there is no crowd usually.

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italy
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 13 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 10, 2015

You can get there just to have a good view of Turin or also to see this beautiful Basilica, you won't be disappointed

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