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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...more
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Piazza San carlo, 10121 Turin, Italy
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Reviewed yesterday via mobile

The piazza and arcades in Turin are beautiful especially at night when lights on and few people around. Great atmosphere Too bad shops close so early and closed so long in afternoon

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Reviewed yesterday

This is where the famous cafes of Torino are, Café San Carlo, Café Torino, etc and they are beautiful and worth stopping for a drink and a snack, but although lively by day, it gets pretty quiet at night.

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Reviewed 6 days ago

Named after St. Charles Borromeo, a 16th century Cardinal from Milan, who led the Italian Counter-Reformation of the Catholic Church, this central square is surrounded on all four sides by porticos and arcades. In the center stands an equestrian statue of Emmanuel Philibert, Duke of...More

Thank Gabriel H
Reviewed 1 week ago

This is a really nice, large plaza in the center of old Torino... Overall, Torino is a rather unique city and I wish I had more time, and less meetings... I was able only to skim through a few places... However, I am impressed (and...More

Thank MarcinDrP
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Lovely, elegant buildings surround a large and open square. Worth a look and a linger. Interpretive boards are available to explain the history in both Italian and English.

Thank Christine C
Reviewed 1 week ago

Its a piazza that has a lot of character as there were dogs trained to entertain, small cafes and lots of pigeons!

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Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Great day out, shopping (many boutiques) great ice creameries, and people watching. Very clean & picturesque. Great location.

Thank Tino G
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

A fantastic example of Italian style!! Exquisite shops under beautiful porticos !! Stylish cafes and restaurants and amazing space !! I absolutely loved it!! A “must see” space! Will suit everyone!

Thank 101ramirez
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

The square is in the city centre surrounded by shopping streets and malls. As tradition dictates in Italy, the square is surrounded by the obligatory restaurants with outdoor seating. Some of these can be quite pricey but the food is very italian. Really pretty large...More

Thank DrPaulT
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Walking down to the river P.O. we went through this beautiful square. The view from the other side of the river is worth looking at. On Sunday there was the market with many people browsing , very atmospheric. Many cafes surround the square making it...More

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