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Piazza Carignano, 10121 Turin, Italy
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Reviewed 4 weeks ago

I love Piazza Carignano. The architecture is a baroque dream. Just a great place to be. Walk through it and if you can stop for outside drinks.

Thank 3Cuori1Capanna
Reviewed October 11, 2018

Very close to the Royal Palace, the Egyptian Museum and via Roma, the piazza was named for the palazzo Carignano, which represents one of the sides of the square. The palazzo houses the Accademia delle Scienze and is a beautiful Baroque building. On the opposite...More

Thank Gabriel H
Reviewed September 10, 2018

visiting piazza Carignano is a dive into the past, you can imagine ladies and sirs who used to walk around this square, going to the theathre in front of entering the Parlament building. An historical stop that people need to see in Turin, 1st CAPITAL...More

Thank Vanz4
Reviewed July 23, 2018

Prettiest piazza in Turin. A quiet oasis in a lovely surrounding. Beautiful buildings surround this square.

Thank Egus
Reviewed May 23, 2018

Piazza Carignano is nice to see for tourist stud, near the Egyptian museum, with lots of cafes, stores, and old and ornate buildings. Clean, typical busy in some areas with traffic.

Thank conjuror88
Reviewed April 30, 2018

While piazza San Carlo and Piazza Castello are more famous, this is the loveliest of Turin's squares. It is smaller but enchanting. You can just walk through it or sit in one of the (expensive) caffes on the piazza.

Thank Anna T
Reviewed April 1, 2018

This square has an important historical and culinary significance. A statue of one of the ideologists of the Risorgimento, Gioberti is on the square. Carignano Palace has a great symbolic significance. The Charter of Albertino, the first Constitution of Piedmont was declared from its balcony....More

Thank VadimM67
Reviewed March 18, 2018

This is a small and uninteresting square but I'd say it's still worth visiting just to see the Palazzo. It is a vast terracotta brick building that leads to a pleasant courtyard.

Thank jordanellie41
Reviewed October 24, 2017

Enclosed between the Carignano Palace to the S, the Carignano Theater (with the Cambio restaurant, the Farmacia del Cambio Bistrot, the Pepino Ice cream parlor) to the N, the Egyptian Museum to the W and beautiful inhabited building to the E, this square is a...More

Thank giorgiogaletto
Reviewed July 31, 2017

The piazza is unique in its elongated rectangular shape. It is quite charming and is close to the Egyptian museum and Via Roma. There is a 1986 novel, named after the piazza, by America author, Alain Elkann.

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