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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
+39 011 813 8511
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Reviewed 4 days 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

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Reviewed 5 days 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 6 days 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
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

A big, beautiful square with design very specific to Turin. Heavily exposed to the sun but luckily all the arched paths that surround the square are shady and lovely to walk along.

Thank gravelord
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

I've been here a times ago in different seasons and personally the best time to visit or get some rest is in winter's afternoons! Historical bars and brands are there to show you the Torinese Luxury! It's possibile to get there with car. Yes! There...More

Thank hamidness
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

One of the most classic squares in Italy. Surrounded by beautiful buildings and perfectly cobbled lanes. In the late afternoon grab an Aperol Spritz, and watch as business people rush by and well-heeled locals meet on their way out.

Thank KattyandCoffee
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

You won't want to miss this square if you are visiting Turin. Be sure to check out the church. Took photos of it from the outside and almost missed going inside. Would have really missed out. Had a great little lunch in the shopping mall,...More

Thank dresnboots
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Large piazza, well preserved with beatiful buildings around. Nice statue. Crowded with tourists. You can consider this area as the center of Turin Historic Area.

Thank 27Ruben27
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

While the square is amazing in the morning, I would definitely NOT suggest going there for big events. Unfortunately the incident happened while I was there but it could happen at any time and to be fair the way things were organised the organisners were...More

Thank dandrew3390
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

If you have arrived in Turin by train, walk out of the station and go straight for about a km when you come across this Plaza. With the twin church of San Carlo Borromeo and Santa Cristina on either side of you when you enter...More

Thank Dr_B_Maitra
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