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  • Gorgeous Art Nuvo building...
    Gorgeous Art Nuvo building...
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  • the lakeshore og Lago Maggiore
    the lakeshore og Lago Maggiore
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  • Luci d'artista
    Luci d'artista
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  • Miscellaneous

    Torino Favorites

    I have seen a lot of questions in the forum about relocating to Torino, looking for apartments, etc, and want to share the information that I have. If you are young, a good place to stay while house-hunting is the Ostello Gioventu (Youth Hostel) at Via Alby, 1. Take the bus #52 across the river and get off at Crimea, the hostel is up the hill....

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  • 'Torino card'

    Torino Favorites

    Sacamos la tarjeta Torino /Piamonte de tres días ( 72 horas ) que entra en vigor , no cuando la compras , sino cuando la utilizas por primera vez Te permite utilizar todos los medios de transporte ( bus , tranvía ...) a excepción del metro y con él puedes entrar a todos los museos y sitios de interés , no es como otras tarjetas que excluyen la...

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  • Architecture

    Torino Favorites

    Today the life of the town is centered at Piazza San Carlo and on the main streets Via Roma and Via Po. Under the arcades of Via Roma are some of the trendiest shops in Italy while cars whiz by on hot summer nights. Piazza San Carlo is a beautiful square lined with cafes that lies halfway down Via Roma and is known to be a popular meeting place...

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  • Via Roma

    Torino Favorites

    Visit Via Roma And Via Garibaldi, The Two Most Important Street In The Centre Of Turin. In Via Roma There Are A Lot Of Shop, Under The Porticos, And In Via Garibaldi You Can Meet A Lot Of Young People And You Can Do Shopping

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  • Mole Antonelliana

    Torino Favorites

    Visit The 'Mole Antonelliana' Where It Houses The Museum Of Cinema. Mole Antonelliana Is A Symbol Of The City. It Has Been Builded By Antonelli. The Building Is 167 Metres High. In The Mole Antonelliana There Is An Elevator That It Take You Near The Top, Where You Can See Turin And The Skyline. On One Side Of The Four-Faced Dome, The First...

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  • Superga and "la collina"

    Torino Favorites

    Go to Superga. The view is lovely (on a windy day). There is a church and you may visit the tombs of almost all the kings of Italy. There is also a place to remember the tragic accident that took the life of the entire Torino soccer team in 1949.

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  • Parco del Valentino

    Torino Favorites

    Visit the Mediaeval Village and Fortress at Parco Del Valentino. The Rocca (Fortress) is the major focal point of the village. You will need a ticket to get in the fortress although is was free for me as I had the Torino card. It is a guided tour round the fortress and the tour is conducted in Italian. This Village was opened in April 27Th 1884 as...

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  • La Sindone, the Holy Shroud

    Torino Favorites

    the holy shroud of torino is famous,it is supposed to be the sheet used for jesus after his death;you cannot see this shroud,but there are general exhibits from time to time;people more and more admit that it was made in the early middle-age in urfa(turkey)

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  • Virtual tours and planning

    The free version of Google Earth provide amazing details for Piedmont region and its Alps. Geographic features can be combined with road layover and I frequently use this tool to plan trips and mountain treks. Views can be rotated, tilted and zoomed to any desired level. For instance, you can see and "follow" roads going up alpine passes in 3D...

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  • The Milky Way

    This region is home to the ski resorts known collectively as the Milky Way. The venues recently played host to the winter olympics so the facilities are top-notch.

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  • Turin 2006

    The awarding of the 2006 Winter Olympic Games to the city of Turin, the result of close collaboration between the various institutions, has been seen as a unique opportunity to revive the fortunes of Turin and of the entire Region.An investment of about Euro 1500 million has been financed by public authorities for the architectural work to host the...

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  • A vocation for food

    Piedmont is a region where food comes first, with a host of specialities in an area which boasts centuries' old culinary traditions and outstanding, top quality local produce and raw materials, more of which have been granted protected, guaranteed status than in any other region of Italy, and which are used to make products which are much...

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  • Piedmont in a nutshell

    Piedmont is one of my favourites regiorn in Italy: I especially like its hilly areas, of which Piedmont has 2: Langhe and the Monferrato. It's surrounded by mountains to its west, north and south - and Lonbardy lies to its east. Other than the hills, Piedmont has some interesting lake areas (Lake Maggiore, Lake Orta), which look like a world apart....

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