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“Religious or not, go there”

Duomo di Torino e Cappella della Sacra Sindone
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Ranked #46 of 447 things to do in Turin
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Owner description: The cathedral, built in 1498, is a fine example of Renaissance architecture. One of the most famous medieval relics - the Turin Shroud - is kept here.
Reviewed April 17, 2013

If you are a religious person, you'll feel an overwelming sense of devotion. If you are not, you'll appreciate the quiet place.
For both, the Cathedral is artistically amazing, and please notice at the outside wall the astronomic Horologe... few people realize how strange it is to have something so "non-catholic" on a catholic church!
But that's Torino, and Torino is said to be magical..

1  Thank elisabetta P
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Reviewed April 9, 2013

for the religious and not-so-religious persons this is definetly an eye opener. the feeling inside the church is amazing and the person helping us when we purchased a few souvenirs was very friendly.

1  Thank kelseyZ_13
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Reviewed March 29, 2013 via mobile

We went on a Good Friday. Was so excited to finally see the replica of the Shroud, only to be disappointed because it was covered because of a presentation or filming for the next day mass... At least I get to see the beautiful Church

Thank tameia
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Reviewed December 31, 2012 via mobile

Even though you're unable to see the shroud itself, you can see the movie about it's history and details... We were shown a movie with russian subtitles which was great (for our young daughter who doesn't understand any English yet).

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Reviewed December 26, 2012

No trip to Torino would be complete without a visit to the Duomo which houses the famous Holy Shroud. The cathedral, which is physically joined to the Royal Palace, is itself part of the Piedmontese Savoy heritage and therefore a historic monument in its own right. The Romanesque bell-tower of the cathedral is 18th Century. Notwithstanding the scientific controversy of the Holy Shroud, it has been held as a sacred relic and venerated as an authentic testament of the passion of Jesus Christ down the ages. Genuine to its claims or not, the Turin Shroud is still a wonder as an artefact and does not fail to mystify the visitors to the Cathedral of St. John the Baptist. The guides are in fact very careful with the information, while a video documentary, in the church itself, is worth following for interest. The shroud itself is preserved in a closed casket, not available for viewing, but getting close to it gives one the experience of beholding an enigma that has kept experts guessing as to its precise origins and purpose. Not a venue to be missed in Torino.

Thank Ray V
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