Turin Image Gallery

Basilica of Superga (Basilica di Superga)

Registered as a World Heritage site, the Basilica of Superga is a masterpiece of Piedmont architecture built upon a hill overlooking the streets of Turin.

Castle of Valentino (Castello del Valentino)

A castle located in the expansive Valentino Park next to the Po River.

Turin Cathedral (Duomo)

A Renaissance-style cathedral, this structure is famous for housing the Shroud of Turin, which is said to have covered the body of Christ after his crucifixion, at the altar of the Santa Sindone chapel.

Po River (Fiume Po)

The longest river in Italy, flowing in the eastern section of Turin.

Mole Antonelliana

A 19th century structure that could very well be called the symbol of Turin, the Mole Antonelliana houses the National Museum of Cinema within its interior. If you ride the elevator to the top of the 165m tower, you can see a panorama of the beautiful city.

The Carlo Biscaretti di Ruffia National Automobile Museum (Museo dell' Automobile "Carlo Biscaretti di Ruffia")

At this museum built upon an expansive plot of land, one can view wonderful exhibits that tell the history of automobile development, including classic cars and racecars.

Museo Egizio

The Museo Egizio is a museum focusing on ancient Egypt and boasts one of the best collections of retrieved artifacts in Europe.

Palazinna di caccia of Stupinigi

Built at the beginning of the 18th century, the Palazinna di caccia of Stupinigi was used for hunting in the forest that spreads out behind the palace. It is registered as a World Heritage site.

Palazzo Madama

A palace located in Castello Square, the Palazzo Madama got its name from being the residence of the widow to Duke Charles Emanuel II.

Royal Palace of Turin (Palazzo Reale)

Built in the 17th century, the Royal Palace of Turin served as palace to the House of Savoy until the 19th century. In 1997, it was registered as a World Heritage site.

Piazza San Carlo

An expansive central plaza in Turin, the Piazza San Carlo is a place for Turin residents to socialize. The surrounding area has become an arcade, featuring a variety of high-class cafes.

Sacri di San Michele

A monastery located in the Susa Valley, the Sacra di San Michele is regarded as the headquarters of the Order of Saint Benedict.

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