Explore the rich culture while visiting the many attractions Turin is replete with. These cultural attractions are suitable for all ages and can prove to make your trip to Turin a fruitful one. Be it historic monuments or cultural performances, cultural attractions somehow steal the show of the other attractions and things to do in Turin.
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Via Accademia delle Scienze, 6, 10123 Torino, Italy
08:30 am - 07:30 pm
“The road to Memphis and Thebes passes through Turin,” wroteJean-FrançoisChampollion, quite the pro at deciphering Egyptian hieroglyphics, famously wrote.He wasn’t exaggerating – the Egyptian Museum of Turin is the only museum besides the Cairo museum that is dedicated solely to showcasing a collection of Egyptian art...
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Via Montebello, 20, Torino, Italy
09:00 am - 07:00 pm
The Mole Antonelliana is a brainchild and a labour of love rolled into one, the architectural symbol of Turin named after its creator Alessandro Antonelli. A daring feat in design at the time of its construction, beginning in 1863 soon after the Italian reunification, the Mole has quite a romantic history in its wake.
Initially constructed to be a ...
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Via Palazzo di Citta 4, 10122 Turin, Italy
08:30 am - 07:00 pm
The average visitor should never underestimate the effect that a church in Turin can have on them, both aesthetically as well as spiritually. The city is chock full of religious shrines such as these, and the pious and the atheist alike are guaranteed to be held rapt by this one in particular – the Royal Church of San Lorenzo, located in the ...
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Strada Basilica di Superga, 73, 10132 Torino, Italy
10:00 am - 05:00 pm
Buckle up for a picturesque road-trip – with Basilica (church) as the destination at the top of the hill of Superga, here’s a view driving out for.On a sunny day, the Alps will beam at you from a distance, towering over the sprawled city below.
Built in the early 18th century for Duke Victor Amadeus II of Savoy, designed by Filippo Juva...
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Piazza della Repubblica 4, 10078 Venaria Reale, Italy
10:00 am - 03:00 pm
If royal treatment has ever fascinated you, La Venaria Reale will beckon to you in its resplendent glory, a massive complex in Piedmont including the baroque Royal Palace and the 3000 hectare La Mandria Park. Both UNESCO World Heritage Sites, they were home to the largest restoration initiative in Europe, involving an investment of 200 million Euro...
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Piazza della Consolata, 10122 Torino, Italy
06:30 am - 12:00 pm
The Santuario della Consolata or Sanctuary of the Virgin of the Consolation, a prominent Marian sanctuary in Turin, can come across as quite a mouthful and is affectionately referred to as La Conslo in the region.
Entering from the sunny square into the Sanctuary might leave you feeling a little disoriented for a bit, but as your eyes adjust you wo...
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Piazza San Giovanni, 10121 Turin, Italy (Centro)
07:00 am - 07:00 pm
Built in 1498 by priest and renowned architect Guarino Guarini, the Turin Cathedral epitomises the Renaissance style of architecture and is the major Roman Catholic Church in the city. Dedicated Saint John the Baptist or San Giovanni Battista, the Chapel of the Holy Shroud was added in the 17th century, to make it the final resting place for the Ho...
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Viale Virgilio, 107, Torino, Italy
Let’s face it: sightseeing can become quite stressful in its own way after a point. When the abundance of Turin’s cultural wealth has left you feeling a little overwhelmed with historical information from museums and architectural landmarks – that’s when you should hit the Parco del Valentino, the most famous public garden i...