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Piazza San Carlo

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Address: Turin, Italy
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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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Just to be in the heart of Turin Fresh air, great ambience... Historical place with a modern renovated touch. With an underground parking place and good connections to the... read more

5 of 5 bubblesReviewed 2 days ago
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Cuneo, Italy
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Cuneo, Italy
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 days ago NEW via mobile

Just to be in the heart of Turin Fresh air, great ambience... Historical place with a modern renovated touch. With an underground parking place and good connections to the shopping and historical places...

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3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 6 days ago NEW

The Piazza San Carlo is a perfect day for relax in a sunny day, just lay down in the square and enjoy the light of sun and the Italian bellezza !

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Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 6 days ago NEW

One of the major squares in Turin, Piazza San Carlo had its foundations laid back in the 16th century.This square breathes history and culture, but can feel sort of empty at times. Its centre is dominated by the statue of Emmanuel Philibert, Duke of Savoy. The most remarkable part of piazza San Carlo, however, are the twin churches of Santa... More 

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

It is a lovely square lined with upscale boutiques, the well preserved Baroque style buildings surrounding the square makes one to note that Turin has been once the capital City of Italy.

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed January 21, 2017

Turin's New Year's Eve public celebration took place in Piazza San Carlo. It was lively, well protected by police, and did not get out of hand. We enjoyed it.

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed January 21, 2017 via mobile

This square is really nice, the two churches next to each other looked nice. I spend my New Year's Eve there, if I could I would definitely do that again

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Turin, Italy
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed January 17, 2017

A square? No . A state of the art ? Yes Your entire body will enjoy every brick, every stone walking over and around them Your brain will love every second spent in this iconic place of Torino Do not miss it and you will be in love again and again Torino will be in your heart forever

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed January 4, 2017

This seems to be the nicest one in Turin. Always very clean and well maintained. Great underground parking.

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed December 30, 2016

Northern Italian opulence at its best - a must see. The heart of Torino wonderful photography opportunities

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Turin, Italy
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed December 19, 2016

wonderful XVII cetury square, called the sittng room of Torio, with shops and boutiques. Also the two churches are worthy of a visit. In the middle the equestrian statue of Emanuele Filiberto, duke of Savoy

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