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Santuario Basilica La Consolata

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Address: Piazza Della Consolata | Via Maria Adelaide 2, 10122 Turin, Italy
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In the center of Turin this a very nice complex. A big conbtrast with the shopping area nearby! Just one hour is senough to visit it.

Reviewed 20 March 2017
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Ufa, Russia
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Reviewed 20 March 2017

In the center of Turin this a very nice complex. A big conbtrast with the shopping area nearby! Just one hour is senough to visit it.

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Waldshut-Tiengen, Germany
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Reviewed 7 February 2017 via mobile

I've visited the church 3 times. From outside it does not look very promising, but step in and be amazed! I find it intimate, although you get overwealmed by the warmth of the gold. You can visit the sacriesties and the crypts.do not miss the marble statues of the Queen and her mother in law ( both died 1855). The... More 

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Reviewed 21 January 2017

The facade belies the stunning marble interior of this church. There are side chapels that are worth exploring.

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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
Reviewed 7 November 2016

An absolutely stunning basilica. While small in size, the interior is beautifully decorated. Be sure to stop at Al Bicerin next to the basilica for a taste of the local treat of the same name.

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Reignier, France
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
Reviewed 20 September 2016

In my opinion, the most beautiful church in Torino. A veritable jewel. Be sure to look closely at the marble statues of the two queens of savoy, the lace work on their dresses is amazing, difficult to believe that it is cut from marble!

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Graz, Austria
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Reviewed 23 August 2016

The view from the terrace in front of the church is nice, and is close to the center. The church is nice.

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Zagreb, Croatia
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 48 helpful votes
Reviewed 21 August 2016

From outside doesn't look so special, then from the inside positive shock. the interior is decorated with many frescoes and saints who have been important throughout history. If you a christian religion fan it would be wonderful experience, but in any other case just average.

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North Wales
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Reviewed 21 August 2016 via mobile

Very beautiful church. Unfortunately "Al Bicerin" the iconic coffee and chocolate house opposite the church was closed on the Sunday of our visit

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London, United Kingdom
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Reviewed 5 August 2016

Externally this looks like many other churches in the city - until you open the door. It is really ornate inside (quite a change from the austere cathedral) and well worth seeing. An added bonus is the El Bicerin is on the opposite side of the square

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Madrid
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 14 helpful votes
Reviewed 2 August 2016

Very intersting baroque church with romanci towers, several chapels not round oval. Outside remains of roman wall

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