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Piazza San Carlo

Turin, Italy
+39 011 813 8511
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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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Turin, Italy
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+39 011 813 8511
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Reviewed 6 days ago via mobile

One of the most beautiful Piazzas in Europe and a wonderful place to people watch. Have an espresso or spritz at the Caffè San Carlo and enjoy the view and the best of Torino.

Thank Worldtravel1234567
Reviewed 6 days ago via mobile

The scale is impressive and it is clean and safe. The statue in the centre is quite spectacular and its a good landmark to get your bearings from.

Thank Baker_Bowie
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We loved touring Turin. We did a morning walking tour with a guide, which was a great way to get a feel for the city in a short period. We went through the Piazza San Carlo twice with her, and later walked through again, just...More

Thank 650MEP
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Such an elegant square with all the most fashionable shops and restaurants. A great place to stop for a gelato or glass of wine at any time of day.

Thank Rosemaryat9
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

This museum reflects the time of kingdom in italy. there are so many precious collection and attraction of the middle period of italian history or history of warior king of italy.

Thank oumreikijayan
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

We went to two terrific caffe's in Piazza San Carlo - Caffe Torino and Caffe San Carlo. Both were a great experience for apperitivo and for lunch.

Thank AnytimeTravelChick
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

We strolled through the Plaza San Carlo. The square is surrounded by walkways that are covered and the arches open onto the square..... very welcome shade on a very hot day! The shops on this square are all high end labels and boutiques.... if you...More

Thank Robyn168
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

I must admit I am very impressed by Turin, not least by the fact that there are several Piazzas each which are worthy of being the center of the city. San Carlo is big, unspoiled and has shady arcades surrounding the sun-baked statue in the...More

1  Thank Jincognito
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Extremely large Piazza surrounded by some beautiful and stunning buildings. Also lined along the sides with porticoed premises. as always with large squares lots of people but it is so large its not too much of a problem , although I imagine in high season...More

Thank ejfraser
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

This is one of the most elegant square I've ever seen. It is called Il salotto di Torino (Turin living room) since it is so cozy you would feel like home.

Thank Laura P
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