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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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Lively on New Year's Eve

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 yesterday NEW

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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Turin, Italy
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 5 days ago NEW

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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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 10 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago

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 3 weeks ago

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 4 weeks ago

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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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 8 December 2016

This is one of the places you need to see from Turin. There is ta great and big statue in the centre. There are some banks to sit in and there is almost always something going on: spectacles, street musicians, etc. You will find it on the centre of the city

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 December 2016 via mobile

The Piazza San Carlo is really well located and looks amazing. I recommend also to see it both during the day and night.

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 December 2016

This is the main square in Torino and it is beautiful. It's a nice place to take a walk, watch people and take the pulse of he city.

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 29 November 2016

Always visit this area as cafe Torino is on one corner. Many functions held here during the year, music festivals, etc.

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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 28 November 2016

Our Local friend show us around here 1 Friday night, its a lovely old square very much in the Turin tradition,good lights and fountains and places to eat and look at the locals. Its one of the must see of this city.

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