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Basilica di Superga

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Address: Strada della Basilica di Superga 73, Turin, Italy
Phone Number: +39 011 899 7456
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Basilica and monument to plane crash with Turin players

Going up with tram is lovely - panoramic views stupendous - The Basilica does not open every day so check whether the burial of the kings will be open on normal days in the week... read more

5 of 5 bubblesReviewed 6 days ago
Mariella T
Saint Julian's, Malta
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Saint Julian's, Malta
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 6 days ago NEW

Going up with tram is lovely - panoramic views stupendous - The Basilica does not open every day so check whether the burial of the kings will be open on normal days in the week - The monument at the back of the Church dedicated to the Turin players who lost their lives when their plane crashed in the back... More 

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Goncelin, France
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2 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

the site is located on a hill with a great view on the Alpes and on the city of Turino. but this is the only good point of this visit. the access is very hard and takes a long time : 1st, you have to take a bus (the 15) until Sassi station, then you take the train. Be carefull,... More 

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Madrid, Spain
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

The basilica inside is not so shocking or beautiful as I would have expected, given the breath-takingness of italian churches. However, the view from up there is worth the visit, since u get to see all Turin, the alps and the rivee 👌

Thank Laura M
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Take bus 61 and hope the driver is friendly and ask to be dropped of at Sassi.Now walk about 100m to the Sassi train Station. If you go on a Sunday they will only open the gates at 9.45am for the first ride at 10am.Make sure you buy a return ticket. The coaches are old fashioned and are used to... More 

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Middlesbrough, United Kingdom
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3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 5 weeks ago

You come here for the view and to pay homage to the Italian team that died. It's a lovely view of the city, but was unfortunately a bit hazy on the day we went. It was lovely to visit with family!

Thank Vincent S
Melbourne, Australia
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed October 30, 2016

We took the rack tramway to Superga because I'm from Melbourne and have a thing for trams. But the views on this clear day were spectacular and the basilica a fine example of the House of Savoy making the clear statement. Turin is revealed with the mountains all around and this view trumps the architecture - just. The walk up... More 

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Florianopolis, SC
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed October 22, 2016

I just went up to this church and the weather was cloudy - not super cloudy, but not a clear sky. We got up there after a not so cheap tram (9 euros per person - andata e ritorno), only to find that there was not possible to see much. I am sure the view is amazing, but I would... More 

Thank Mariana C
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed October 12, 2016

Superga was built in the 18th century as the pantheon of the Savoy dynasty. The basilica is impressive but the views over the city to the mountains are breathtaking especially on a clear day

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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed October 12, 2016

Very interesting and historical our only critical comment would be make sure you have a guide that can speak English.

Thank dragon04
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed September 3, 2016 via mobile

Climb up to the balcony on the dome. Theviews are spectacular. The church itself has a quite gray interior. Worth stopping over on the way out of Turin.

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