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Chiese di San Carlo e Santa Cristina are the two churches located in Piazza di San Carlo, in the center of Torino, a city in the North part of Italy. In fact, this churches are symmetrical and both are wonderful, if you see them from...More
These two churches, dedicated to different saints, were built as mirror image of each other. Located on the Southern end of the Piazza, there are beautiful baroque buildings, richly decorated inside, with a host of paintings, frescoes, expensive marble, tall columns, great organs and exquisite...More
Free to visit, these two churches are next door to each other and both offer very different experiences, but are equally as impressive. Closed for most of the middle of the day and tourists are not very welcome during mass times (obviously).
San Carlo is a beautiful little church with a steeple clock tower but inside is truly amazing. It has a majestic altar with gold leaf alcoves both sides of the church. It has a lovely painted ceiling and organ to the rear. Not to be...More
Both built in the 1600's, the two beautiful churches have come to represent, the the piazza S.Carlo they are on, one of the many symbols ot Turin, and adorn the piazza on its Western side. Cannot miss them.