Top attractions in Turin
Turin, Italy, a stately city that has maintained all its noble elegance, feels like the Paris or Vienna of Italy. Packed with history, art nouveau architecture, and beautiful gardens, the city offers a surprise at each turn.
Originally built as a synagogue, the Mole Antonelliana is the symbol of Turin, an architectural wonder. Take the elevator to the top for a mind-blowing view of the city.
Today the Mole Antonelliana houses the National Museum of Cinema, an essential visit for film and history buffs alike.
Another must see of Turin is the Egyptian Museum. It’s one of the largest and most famous collections of Egyptian artifacts in the world.
The incredible statues, furniture, paintings, stuffed animals and armor goes on and on in this non-stop series of regal rooms.
The Civic Museum of Ancient Art houses an amazingly varied collection in a palace of a building.
This beautifully restored church sits on the main square of Turin. Do not be fooled by its unassuming entrance; the interior is ornate and exquisite.
This incredible cathedral’s claim to fame is that it is the home of the Shroud of Turin, a controversial relic believed to be the real holy shroud worn by Christ.
Tucked away on a narrow street is this small but wonderful collection of Middle Eastern and Asian art and artifacts.
Understanding Italian history is understanding the Italian unification, or, Risorgimento. This museum concisely outlines the period’s ups and downs.
Check the schedule to see what’s playing at this excellent modern era opera house.
The surrounding areas are charming. Check out Venaria, Racconigi or Stupinigi, or head to Asti for a slow food restaurant. All cities are great for wine tasting.
Italy’s weather can be quite unpredictable in the north, so bring a light sweater and a pair of comfortable shoes.
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- It's best to visit in springtime, when the weather is warm enough to enjoy walking outdoors, and not too hot to make it uncomfortable, nor too crowded.
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