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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
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
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.
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
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
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.