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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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Reviewed yesterday 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 1 week 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 1 week 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 1 week 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 2 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 2 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
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

This square is typically italian. It's bordered by archs and there is a beautiful statue in the middle of the square. There are some restaurants under the archs so it's a nice place to get diner or lunch. It's even better at night when all...More

Thank LaurieChrds
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

One of the main squares in Turin and a truly must-see location. There is a Emmanuel Philibert equestrian statue in the center which is also great. Very good.

Thank yegorb306
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Although this square is lined on both sides with high end shops, the square itself is beautiful and if you continue to follow it will lead you straight to the palace. If you walk along the little side streets good deals and fun shops can...More

Thank Erikaht
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