Top places to visit in Turin (Torino)

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  1. Mole Antonelliana – This iconic landmark is the symbol of the city and offers incredible views of the city from its observation deck. The building also houses the National Museum of Cinema, which is a must-visit for film buffs.
    • Mole Antonelliana
  2. Royal Palace of Turin – This former residence of the House of Savoy is a stunning example of baroque architecture and features an extensive art collection. Be sure to check out the beautiful gardens and the Chapel of the Holy Shroud.
  3. Egyptian Museum – Turin is home to one of the largest collections of Egyptian artifacts outside of Cairo, with over 30,000 exhibits on display. The museum offers a fascinating look at the ancient civilization and its impact on the world.
  4. Palazzo Madama – This historic palace was once home to the rulers of Turin and now houses the city’s Museum of Ancient Art. The palace features stunning architecture and beautiful gardens.
  5. Piazza Castello – This historic square is the heart of the city and is surrounded by some of Turin’s most important landmarks, including the Royal Palace, the Palazzo Madama, and the Cathedral of Saint John the Baptist.
  6. Cathedral of Saint John the Baptist – This beautiful cathedral is the main church of Turin and is known for its stunning baroque architecture and beautiful stained-glass windows.
  7. Valentino Park – This expansive park is the perfect place to relax and enjoy the outdoors. The park features beautiful gardens, a medieval castle, and a charming botanical garden.
  8. Superga Basilica – Located on a hill overlooking the city, this stunning basilica offers incredible views of Turin and the surrounding countryside. The basilica is also home to the tombs of the House of Savoy.
  9. Museum of the Automobile – Car enthusiasts won’t want to miss this incredible museum, which features over 200 cars and exhibits on the history of the automobile. The museum is housed in a beautiful Art Nouveau building.
  10. Porta Palazzo Market – This bustling market is one of the largest in Europe and offers a wide variety of fresh produce, meats, cheeses, and more. The market is a great place to experience the local culture and sample some of the city’s best food.