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While piazza San Carlo and Piazza Castello are more famous, this is the loveliest of Turin's squares. It is smaller but enchanting. You can just walk through it or sit in one of the (expensive) caffes on the piazza.
This square has an important historical and culinary significance. A statue of one of the ideologists of the Risorgimento, Gioberti is on the square. Carignano Palace has a great symbolic significance. The Charter of Albertino, the first Constitution of Piedmont was declared from its balcony....More
Enclosed between the Carignano Palace to the S, the Carignano Theater (with the Cambio restaurant, the Farmacia del Cambio Bistrot, the Pepino Ice cream parlor) to the N, the Egyptian Museum to the W and beautiful inhabited building to the E, this square is a...More
The piazza is unique in its elongated rectangular shape. It is quite charming and is close to the Egyptian museum and Via Roma. There is a 1986 novel, named after the piazza, by America author, Alain Elkann.
If you're walking around in the city centre, just a few steps away from the Egyptian museum, there is this lovely piazza which you really shouldn't miss once there. If Rome is mostly about fountains, Turin seems to be mostly about squares...this is one of...More